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Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed Oil: Flaxseed oil contains omega-3 fatty acids that are important to overall health, energy production and many physiologic processes. Flaxseed oil is available in supplements and naturally in foods, including ground flaxseed and cereals and breads made with added flaxseed.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Flaxseed Oil

Adequate amounts of Flaxseed Oil are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Flaxseed Oil

Adequate amounts of Flaxseed Oil are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Flaxseed Oil

Excessive intake of Flaxseed Oil may involve the following risks:

  • Bleeding problems
  • High levels of mercury in fish meat
  • Diarrhea
  • Gastrointestinal upset
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Flaxseed Oil: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Flaxseed Oil) include:

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