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    Nutricology - Flax Seed Oil - 100 Softgels

    • Code#:52170
    • Manufacturer:Nutricology
    • Size/Form:100  Softgels
    • Packaged Ship Weight:0.80
    • Servings:33
    • Dosage Size:3  Softgel(s)

    Nutricology Flax Seed Oil - 100 Softgels

    Nutricology Flax Seed Oil 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.

    Suggested Use

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    As a dietary supplement, 1 to 3 softgels three times daily, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

    Nutricology - Flax Seed Oil - 100 Softgels
    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 3 Softgels
    Servings Per Container: about 33
    Amount Per Serving %DV*
    Calories 30
    Calories from Fat 30
    Total Fat  3 g 1 %
    Flax Seed Oil 3000 mg *
    Alpha-Linolenic Acid (Omega-3) 1650 mg *
    Linoleic Acid (Omega-6) 450 mg *
    Oleic Acid (Omega-9) 450 mg *
    *Daily Value Not Established
    Other Ingredients: Gelatin, glycerin, caramel, water.
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    Manufacturer Info

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    Nutricology Inc.
    Alameda, CA,
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    About Nutricology

    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.


    *The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by or the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a health care professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.

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