Truefood Flax seed oil , sometimes referred to as linseed oil is pressed from the seeds of the Linum usitatissimum plant which is a member of the genus Linum. Interestingly the word ‘usitatissimum’ is Latin for ‘of greatest use’. Used as an omega three supplement for those with fish allergies and by vegetarians or vegans, flax seed oil provides more Omega 3 (ALA) than ground flax seeds. It is also noted as a performance enhancer by athletes and body build
Add to protein shakes or vegetable juices or use to drizzle over salads or other foods
With high levels of Omega 3 (ALA), flax seed oil helps to prevent heart disease, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, improve memory function, assist with mental illness, promote healthy skin and hair and reduces inflammation.
Flax seed is one of the richest sources of Lignans, an anti-oxidant that is both anti-bacterial and anti-viral, it maintains hormone balance and cellular health. Flax mayalso be beneficial for menopausal women and assist with regulating menstruation.
With ample levels of Magnesium, Flax seed helps to regulate calcium and potassium levels in the body as well as assist with heart health, increased energy, calming nerves and aiding in digestion. Magnesium can also prevent the onset of osteoporosis and heart attacks.
Omega 3’s, antioxidants, anti-bacteria, anti-inflammatory, mental clarity, lowers cholesterol,