In a balanced diet, 1 Teaspoon of flaxseed oil a day can have a positive effect on your heart, brain, circulatory and immune systems as well as healthy skin and hair! Regular intake of flaxseed oil can help with the following health matters.

 

  • Inflammation and Immune System: Omega-3 is known to help reduce inflammation, which can affect the immune system and be an underlying cause of diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, lupus and some forms of cancer.
  • Heart Diseases: Studies show a diet high in Omega-3 ALA reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • High Cholesterol: Studies have shown that a healthy intake of Omega-3 ALA can help reduce cholesterol levels and in preventing buildup in the arteries.

 

    • High Blood Pressure: Studies have also confirmed the consumption of Omega-3 can lower blood pressure levels or help prevent them from rising.

 

    • Brain Development: Evidence shows the Omega-3 is beneficial to cognitive and brain development as well as helping prevent memory loss and dementia. This is especially good for infants, young children and seniors.

 

    • Diabetes: Studies show Omega-3 lowers blood glucose in healthy, young adults. It can also have a positive effect on triglyceride levels and type 2 diabetes.

 

  • Constipation: The soluble and insoluble fibre content in flaxseed oil helps to keep materials together and move them through the intestinal tract.
  • Skin and Hair –High in vitamin A, flaxseed oil helps promote healthy skin and hair.