Eating raw or roasted flax seeds. It is your choose, whatever you like. But has benefits. However the flax seeds should not be roasted on a high flame, it should be roasted for a little longer time but roasting for slow flame preserves its essential nutrients. Flax seeds are considered as superfood as it contains many nutrients and if you powder them or mill them, then you can add in any amount of recipes that you like. Why flax seeds are important. Apart from other nutrient contents which the flax seeds has estrogen levels down and also maintaining the hormonal balance in the body. So that is why it is very important. You can consume it how you want, maybe 2 teaspoons a day. So stay healthy.