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High Lignan Flax Oil - 12 oz. - Organic, Non-GE
 
  • Supports Cardiovascular System
  • Cold-Pressed & Unrefined
  • Non-GE, Organic Flax Seeds
  • A Vegetarian Alternative for Omega-3 Fatty Acids

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.

Several studies indicate that flaxseed oil, as well as ground flaxseeds, can lower cholesterol, thereby significantly reducing the risk of heart disease. Taking flaxseed oil may also protect against angina (chest pain) and high blood pressure. Omega-3 fatty acids appear to limit the inflammatory reaction associated with these conditions. In cases of lupus, flaxseed oil not only reduces inflammation in the joints, skin and kidneys, but also lowers cholesterol levels that may be elevated by the disease.

Taking flaxseed oil for gout may lessen the often sudden and severe joint pain or swelling that is a symptom of this condition. The lignans in flaxseed appear to play a role in protecting against breast, colon, prostate cancer. Because the hormone-balancing lignans and plant estrogens (phytoestrogens) in flaxseed help stabilise a woman's estrogen-progesterone ratio, they can have beneficial effects on the menstrual cycle, and relieve the hot flashes of perimenopause and menopause. Flaxseed may also improve uterine function and thus treat fertility problems.

 
 

 
Nutrition Info
 
 
Serving Size: 1 TBSP (14 mL) -Servings Per Container: 25
 
 Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories  110    
Calories from Fat  100    
Total Fat  11 g   15%* 
Saturated Fat  1 g   4%* 
Trans Fat  0 g   † 
Polyunsaturated Fat  8 g   † 
Monounsaturated Fat  2 g   † 
Cholesterol  0 mg   0% 
Total Carbohydrate  1 g   <1%* 
Dietary Fiber  1 g   4%* 
Lignans  16 mg   † 
Sodium  0 mg   0% 
Protein  <1 g   <1%* 
 
 


   
Details
Serving Size:1 Tablespoon (14 mL)
 
Servings Per Container:  25
 
Suggested Usage:  Shake well before use.  As an herbal dietary supplement take one tablespoon (14 mL) 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with meals.  Suitable in salad dressing oil, sauces, peanut butter, yogurt and protein shakes; it can also be used in place of butter on rice, potatoes or toast.  Gradually increase your intake if desired.
 
NOW® High Lignan Flax Oil delivers the natural nutrient profile found in Genuine Whole Foods.
 
Ingredients:  Organic Flax Seed Oil (unrefined and non-GE), Organic Flax Particulate Matter (source of lignans), and a natural antioxidant blend of Rosemary Extract and Natural Mixed Tocopherols.
 
Contains 100% Cold-Pressed, Organic Flax Seed Oil with a special natural antioxidant included to protect freshness.
 
Contains no: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, milk, egg or shellfish.  Vegetarian/Vegan Product.
 
Each serving may also provide the following naturally occurring amounts of polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats:
 
Linolenic Acid (Omega-3)...........6.1 g (55%)
Linoleic Acid (Omega-6).............1.5 g (14%)
Oleic Acid (Omega-9)................2.1 g (19%)
Other (Saturated).....................1.3 g (12%)
 
Warnings: None
 
Keep Refrigerated.  In order to retain freshness, keep the bottle tightly closed and refrigerated.  For maximum freshness, consume within 6-8 weeks after opening.
 
Product of Canada.
 
Certified Organic by Quality Assurance International.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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