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Flaxseed/Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed has been popular in Mediterranean cultures for several centuries and has now become popular in the U.S. as well for treating some medical conditions such as high cholesterol.

Flaxseed and flaxseed oil contain alpha-lineolic acid (ALA), which converts to Omega-3 fatty acids in the body. This conversion to Omega-3 fatty acids may lower cholesterol levels which in turn can reduce the risk of heart disease.

If you suffer from high cholesterol, are being treated for any medical conditions, or are on medications or other supplements, you should talk to your doctor before taking this supplement.