Flaxseed oil is an oil derived from the seeds of the flax plant. This oil has been used for centuries for its health benefits. Cold pressed flaxseed oil is made by extracting oil from the flaxseeds without using heat or chemicals. This method of extraction helps to preserve the nutritional value of the oil.
Nutritional Value of Cold Pressed Flaxseed Oil
- Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids
- Contains alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)
- Contains lignans, which are phytoestrogens
- High in antioxidants
- Low in saturated fat