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What are diverticula? How Leonflax helps prevent them?

The diverticula They are small glove-finger-shaped sacs that form in the wall of the large intestine, especially in the area of the sigmoid colon. The appearance of diverticula is considered to be linked to different factors: 1- Genetic predisposition 2- Low-fiber diet 3- Chronic constipation 4- Older adults The presence of diverticula may not present symptoms or may be associated with bloating and abdominal pain, gas, inflammation, and chronic constipation. However, the retention of fecal matter within the diverticulum can cause inflammation of the intestinal mucosa and favor the invasion of bacteria that predispose the appearance of a local infection, called Diverticulitis. Food constitutes the fundamental pillar to avoid the appearance of diverticula and in the prevention of complications. Different considerations...

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Blueberry Cake

Stuffed 1 12-ounce package fresh blueberries½ cup packed dark brown sugar¼ cup cranberry juice½ teaspoon allspice or pumpkin pie spice Biscuit 1½ cups whole wheat white flour1½ cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon of baking powder½ teaspoon of salt¼ teaspoon baking soda1½ cups nonfat Greek yogurt1 teaspoon vanilla extract4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened¼ cup canola oil1½ cups granulated sugar3 large eggs1 medium but firm apple or pear, crumbled¾ cup of chopped toasted walnuts Glazed ½ cup caster sugar1-2 tablespoons of water Preparation - To make the filling: combine the blueberries, brown sugar, juice, and allspice (or pumpkin pie spice) in a small non-reactive saucepan (see Suggestions). Cook over medium-high heat, stirring, until the sugar melts. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until most of...

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The Secrets of Flax

Flaxseed is considered by many to be a magic seed for the many health benefits it has. The benefits of flaxseed range from helping weight loss to lose weight to controlling blood cholesterol levels and even being considered as an anticancer and an aphrodisiac. This seed, the main ingredient in LeonFlax, is extracted from the flax plant that is grown in temperate climates. There are many regions in the world that cultivate it, but Canada is considered the best quality and most famous, because thanks to its climate, the level of fatty acids and oils in the seeds is quite considerable. Excellent for constipation. The consumption of flaxseed is a good natural laxative, and many specialists recommend it to restore...

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