Question by  gfraticellihotmailcom (21)

What are the benefits of flax seed oil?


Answer by  kimberlyann586 (46)

Flaxseed oil contains Omega-3 fats (good fat) and has been shown to reduce many health issues. The benefits are extensive including fighting high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Its also been reported to have an amazing effect on reducing inflammation common in arthritis and gout and joint pain in general.


Answer by  jangm96 (899)

Flax seeds are beneficial to about every system in our body, including the nervous system, immune system, cardiovascular system and circulatory system. Flax seed oil has also been known to lower high blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels. It has also been shown to relieve the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome. It also helps in the healing of sprains and bruises.


Answer by  lou (792)

Flax seed oil contains high amounts of omega fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. The acids play a role in heart and circulatory health. The omega fatty acids are also found in fish. Flax seed is a good alternative to those who do not like fish.


Answer by  PAtobeDU12 (239)

The benefits of flaxseed oil have been recognized since as early as 3,000 B.C. Flaxseed oil contains Omega-3 fatty acids, Lignans, and soluble and insoluble fiber. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for a healthy heart. Lignans are antioxidants. Fiber is good for your heart and helps regulate your digestive system. Flaxseed oil may also protect against some types of cancer.

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