What is flaxseed oil?
Fish don’t get to have all the fun. Flaxseed oil, which is derived from the ripened seeds of the flax plant, is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids like alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which helps support a healthy heart.
Who should take flaxseed oil?
Anyone who wants to explore the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids in a fish-free format should consider a flaxseed supplement. The Institute of Medicine recommends a daily intake of 1.6 g/day ALA for men and 1.1 g/day ALA for women.
What is flaxseed oil good for?
Omega-3s, including ALA, help support heart health.† And with omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, flaxseed oil helps provide essential nutrients that your body needs but doesn’t produce internally.