Flax Seed Oil Liquid by Nutricology
Nutricology Flax Seed Oil Liquid - 8 oz. (236 ml)
Nutricology Flax Seed Oil Liquid is the most potent known source of alpha-linolenic acid, an essential omega-3 fatty acid. It is extracted from organically grown flax seeds using a special cold-pressing process, which minimizes the damaging effects of light, oxygen and heat. Flax seed oil is also rich in the omega-6 essential fatty acid, linoleic acid, as well as the omega-9 essential fatty acid, oleic acid. With a total EFA content greater than 70%, and a total unsaturation of greater than 90%, this is a cost-effective source of omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids. Essential fatty acids are involved in prostaglandin synthesis, hormone production, immune response, fat metabolim, and cell membrane integrity and fluidity.
Many individuals consume far too many of their calories as fats. However, essential fatty acids are essential to optimal health. This group includes two fatty acids, namely linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid, which appear to have vitamin-like activity: they are essential for metabolism and cannot be produced in the body from simpler molecules. In addition, gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is a fatty acid intermediate which may help some individuals bypass a weak link in fatty acid metabolism (delta-6-desaturase), so it can be classified as semi-essential. These statements have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug administration. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
As a dietary supplement, up to 2 tablespoons daily, preferably with meals. Suitable as a salad oil. Not for use in frying. Refrigerate after opening.
California Proposition 65 Warning
Warning: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
|Nutricology - Flax Seed Oil Liquid - 8 oz.|
|Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon (approx 14g)|
|Servings Per Container: 17|
||Amount Per Serving
|Calories from Fat
|Flax Seed Oil
|Alpha-Linolenic Acid (omega-3)
|Linoleic Acid (omega-6)
|*Daily Value Not Established.|
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
|Other Ingredients: Rosemary, mixed tocopherols, ascorbyl palmitate, citric acid.|
Allergy research group-Nutricology, Inc., established in 1979, is an innovative leader in research and the formulation of nutritional supplements. The company is recognized worldwide for the quality, purity and efficacy of its targeted nutritional supplement line consisting of more than 200 products. Over 4,000 physicians and health care practitioners worldwide currently purchase Nutricology's products and recommend these supplements to their patients.
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