When flax seed oil first hit the health supplement market, vegans and vegetarians rejoiced. Finally, a health supplement that allowed them to continue to avoid meat and live animal products while filling their body’s desperate and vital need for omega 3 fatty acids, essential nutrients that help keep your heart strong, prevent strokes, improve memory function and delay or even stop Alzheimer’s Disease and Senile dementia.
Unfortunately, the celebration may have been a little premature. In early January, Daily News Central released the results of a study that indicates that while flax seed oil does contain all the proper ingredients that your body needs in order to make DHA and EPA, the two most important forms of omega 3 that have the biggest effect on heart health, mood and memory, your body does not actually use those ingredients to make them.
Therefore, if you take flax seed oil supplements or … Read More