Gold Top Organic Flax Oil
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More than half the fat in flax seeds is alpha-linolenic fatty acid (ALA), the essential omega-3 fatty aci. Scientific studies reporting health benefits for omega-3 fatty acids show that these fatty acids are required for proper infant growth and developmen. cholesteroll can be reduced by adding flax to the die. New research also suggests that ALA offers protective effects against both coronary heart disease and strok. Omega-3s have been shown to also protect against hypertension, and inflammatory and autoimmune disorder. Long-term studies of flax effects on breast cancer are now underwa.

Although about 41 per cent of flax is oil, very little of that is saturate. More than 70 per cent of fat in flax is of the healthful polyunsaturated typ. In fact, a unique feature of flax is the high ratio of alpha-linolenic acid (an omega-3 fatty acid) to linoleic (omega-6 fatty acids.

nutritionnists consider these two polyunsaturated fatty acids as essential because the body cannot manufacture them from any other substance. (Normally, the body converts carbohydrates, proteins and fats into fatty acids as neede.) That means they must be eaten as part of the die. While other plant seeds Ì_å« corn, sunflower, peanuts Ì_å« contain omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, flax is the only one that contains so much of the essential omega-3 fatty acid. Understanding how these two types of polyunsaturated fat differ, can help underscore why flax has so many unique health benefit.

Omega-6 fatty acids Ì_å« An essential fatty acid, linoleic is the chief polyunsaturated fat in the North American die. Most omega-6 fatty acids in the diet come from vegetable oil. Ratio of omega-3s to omega-6s Ì_å« Studies of hunter-gatherer populations show their diets contained roughly equal amounts of omega-6 and omega -3 fatty acid. Currently, researchers and nutritionn experts recommend people replace some omega-6 fatty acids in their diet with omega-3 fatty acids like those found in fla.

Gold Top Organics Flax Seed Oil is presssed at low temperatures, without light and oxygen. Gold Top Organics Flax Seed Oil is not refined, bleached, deodorized or filtere. Only organically grown, GMO free seeds are used, without chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicide. Gold Top Organics Flax Seed Oil is filled into dark bottles to help keep it fres. Our oxygenn shield technique presserves the highest product integrity when compared to other production processe.

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