Flaxseeds are rich in alpha-linolenic acid, which is an omega 3 fatty acids, an essential fatty acid. Essential indicates that this nutrient needs to be provided by the diet or supplements, as the body is not producing these fatty acids. The flaxseed soft gel capsules of National nutrition contains 1000 mg of flaxseed oil (Linumusitatissimum) or 50% of alpha-linolenic acid and non-medicinal ingredients such as gelatin and glycerine. Carob is used as a naturalcoloring agent.
The alpha-linolenic acid present in the flaxseed oil helps in regulation of cholesterol as omega 3 fatty acids are healthy fats and they build the good cholesterol, that is, HDL cholesterol. HDL cholesterol’s main function is a movement of fat molecules from storage site or plaques to the liver. In the liver, fat is processed and excreted. Another important function is decreasing the build-up of the plaques or fatty layer from the arteries and regulating blood pressure. It is also useful in supporting immune function as omega 3 fatty acids are required in the cell membrane. Healthy fats or HDL cholesterol have an important role in the formation of hormones and thus alpha-linolenic acid optimizes levels of hormones and helps in strengthening male fertility. The North American diets are deficient in omega-3 fatty acids but are high in omega-6 fatty acids. Hence, they are likely to consume this supplement to maintain their overall health.
Hence, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are risk factors for individuals suffering from either of the condition, therefore, one can take glucosmart capsules along with flaxseed oil capsules to maintain overall health and improve the quality of the life.
The main highlights of the flaxseed oil capsules of supplements Canada are listed below:
- They are fresh and cold pressed.
- The Canadian flaxseeds are used for extraction of the oil
- They are a rich source of omega 3 essential fatty acids
- They are important for the overall well-being and health of an individual.
- The soft gel capsules are easy to swallow.