Organic Flax Seed is a source of healthy fat, antioxidants & fiber: modern research has found evidence to suggest that the seed can also help lower the risk of diabetes, cancer, high cholesterol, heart disease & promote weight loss. It contains a good amount of vitamin B6, Copper, Iron, Potassium, Zinc, etc. One of the most extraordinary benefits of the seed is that it contains mucilage gum content. Once eaten, mucilage from flaxseeds can keep food in the stomach from emptying too quickly into the small intestine. This can increase nutrient absorption. It used as a nutritional supplement.