Flaxseed Oil Is A Highly Effective Antioxidant And Free Radical Buster!
Flaxseed oil is also known as linseed oil..yes that's the same stuff used to protect cricket bats and your furniture.
But how about protecting you? It does a very good job at that too.
Flax seed oil comes from flax seeds and they have long been used as a herbal preparation for digestive and other ailments.
Ok, let's (naturally) start with the
first. Now amongst other things flax seed oil contains large amounts of lignans. What are they?
Well lignans are highly effective antioxidants molecules, that are considered to be very useful in neutralizing and
controlling free radicals.
This is very important because if free radicals get out of control they can be very damaging to your health.
It is believed that the lignans in flax seed oil outstrip the lignans other vegetables and grains by 75 to 80 per cent.
Flax-seed oil is also believed to be a rich and natural source of Omega 3
...the brain food...
an essential fatty acid that is often far too low in peoples diets.
Flaxseed is very popular with body builders as it provides essential proteins, vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and other fatty acids such as Omega 6 and Omega 9, which can help to maintain a healthy body and heart when taken as part of a balanced diet.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Flaxseed seeds contain 27 identifiable cancer preventive compounds, and thus create many benefits.
So, I thing we can safely conclude that the benefits of flax seed can have a positive impact on your overall health.
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