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Barleans Lignan Omega Twin Liquid, 12oz

Lignan Omega Twin provides the same complete Omega 3-6-9 essential fatty acid nutrition as the basic Omega Twin formula, but with lignan flaxseed particulate retained in the oil for its unique nutritive value.

What are Lignans?

Lignans are a highly studied and researched class of plant phytonutrients most abundantly found in flaxseed that have recently come to the forefront of nutritional research.

Numerous studies have reported on the role of lignans in support of heart and hormonal health. Barlean's Fresh ExPressed extraction process gently liberates delicate Omega-3 flax oil, while capturing lignan flaxseed particulate.

Flax Seed oil is a rich balanced source of essential fatty acids.  These beneficial fats play important roles in supporting brain, nerve, glandular and eye functions.  In addition, they are involved in the transport and metabolism of cholesterol and triglycerides. Essential fatty acids are further metabolized into hormone-like substances in the cell known as prostaglandins.  Prostaglandins are involved in the regulation of many important physiological functions.


Rich in essential fatty acids, or EFAs, flaxseed oil is used to prevent and treat heart disease and to relieve a variety of inflammatory disorders and hormone-related problems, including infertility. A source of fiber, the flax plant also boasts a long history as a healing herb. Today, flaxseeds are best known for the therapeutic oil that is derived by pressing them. Flaxseed oil has earned a great reputation for treating a variety of ailments ranging from heart disease to lupus & other autoimmune diseases.

Barlean's is committed to providing a range of dietary supplements that meet or exceed their customer’s expectations and they have a history of building long-term partnerships with their customers and suppliers.

It is their philosophy to continuously improve and innovate in all aspects of their company organization. To that end, their quality systems, standards, and procedures are constantly being reviewed to ensure that they extend beyond commonly accepted boundaries of excellence. Thus they are committed to satisfying and/or surpassing the requirements of customers, consumers, and relevant national and international legislation on Quality and food safety.

What's driving all this activity on the Barlean's family farm in Ferndale? The realization that 8 out of 10 Americans are deficient in essentail fats, called Omega-3 fatty acids. The health consequences of this nutritional deficiency are extensive.

Health authorities, such as Artemis Simopoulos M.D., author of The Omega Plan, indicates disorders such as heart and blood vessel disease, eye problems such as dry eyes and macular degeneration, mood and behavior problems such as attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity, autoimmune disorders such as arthritis, diabetes and lupus, skin problems such as psoriasis, and even cancer, may materialize from this common nutritional deficiency.

 

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