Thursday, May 12, 2011

Adding Flaxseed Oil

My sister has been telling me about how wonderful the benefits of flaxseed oil are.  She researched it and then bought us a bottle to share.  She bought it from  It was an awesome price for an organic product. 

Just a few of the benefits are:

Flax Seed Oil contains omega-6 and omega-9 essential fatty acids, B vitamins, potassium, lecithin, magnesium, fiber, protein, and zinc and also provides approximately 50% more omega-3 oils than what you could get from taking fish oil, minus that horrible "fishy" after taste.

Research shows low incidence of breast cancer and colon cancer in populations that have high amounts of lignan in their diet. Flax is 100 times richer in lignan than most whole grains, which helps protect the body against high blood pressure, inflammation, water retention, sticky platelets and lowered immune function.

Also shown to, shorten recovery time for fatigued muscles after exertion.
Increases the body's production of energy and also increases stamina.
Accelerates the healing of sprains and bruises.
Eases weight loss in people afflicted with obesity.
Stimulates brown fat cells and increases the metabolic rate making it easier to burn off fat.

Improves the absorption of Calcium.  

Strengthens finger and toenails.
Can improve eyesight and perception of colors. 
Can often improve the function of the liver.
Can relieve the side effects and stop development of many forms of cancer.
Can relieve some cases of Asthma.
Helpful in the treatment of Eczema, Psoriasis, and Dandruff.
Can relieve the symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. It can relieve the symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus.
Can alleviate some allergies.

Has been scientifically proven to treat some cases of depression.
Can improve the mental function of many old age pensioners.
Can help in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis.
Has been proven to improve the behavior of Schizophrenics.
Can relieve some cases of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) in females.

There is so many more benefits, I could go on and sister and I will taking 1-2 Tbs daily for the next 30 days and reporting benefits...we'll keep ya posted!

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