Flax oil original – A functional food high in omega 3
Made from 100% pure organic cold pressed flax seed oil, flax original is widely used source of essential fatty acids for topping up Omega-3 levels. It tastes great too.
Waihi Bush Flax seed oil is 61% Omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) (an essential fatty acid – this means that your body cannot make it, so you must ingest it), and also contains 17% Omega-6 linoleic acid (LA) and 13% monounsaturated Omega-9 oleic acid.
Research has shown that the majority of western diets are deficient in the Omega-3 essential fatty acids. While our bodies likely evolved on a diet with ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 nearer to 1:1, researchers have estimated that people on a western-type diet consume more than 20 times as much Omega-6 as Omega-3. This is because of our animal fat intake and the fact that processed foods are predominately made with Omega 6 oils. In the long-term this imbalance in fatty acid intake can result in symptoms of poor health.
Flax original flax seed oil can help top up your Omega-3 levels if you are experiencing symptoms of Omega-3 deficiency such as:
Flax original flax seed oil is available in 250ml and 500ml bottles, identifiable by green & silver FSANZ compliant labels.
Data from Crop & Food, Cawthron and AgriQuality
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