Flax, whether in Flax Seed Oil form or Flax Seed form, is a good source of omega-3 and omega-6 acids. Health care providers often say people lack the proper amount of omega-3 in their diet. Flax supplements provide a balance in the body between omega-3 and omega-6 acids. Flax contains fiber, lignans, linoleic acid (LA) and alpha linoleic acid (ALA). These nutrients can be converted into prostaglandins and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). There are many benefits to having the proper amounts of essential fatty acids in the body - for the cardiovascular system, the immune system, inflammation, and much more.
Food Sources Orally, flax can cause an increase in bowel movements and the risk of diarrhea.
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Products containing Flax
Balanced Essentials 94 Vital Nutrients 32 Ounces
Bikram Balance Fruit and Vegetable Drink Powder- Berry 10.16 Ounces
Complete Heart II W/O Hormones 10.60 Ounces
Dr. Murray's Fish & Flax Oil 120 Softgels
Flax Oil Super Lignan 16 Ounces
Flax Seed Oil 100 Softgels
Cautions Orally, flax can cause an increase in bowel movements and the risk of diarrhea.