Health Benefits of Flaxseed Oil

Author: Carla Fiscina
December 1, 2009

Flaxseed oilNowadays, a great variety of oils, which can be used for cooking and as healthy meal ingredients, are available in our markets and shops. Those are good old sunflower oil and olive oil, corn oil and peanut oil,  and controversial rapeseed oil. Other oils, like fish oil or flaxseed oil, are very rich in useful elements and especially omega 3, omega 6 an omega 9 fatty acids, but these oils are not used for frying and are more likely to be consumed in the forms of capsules or supplements. However, flaxseed oil (also known as linseed oil) can be also added to salads or other dishes, as an important element of healthy nutrition plan. Read the rest of this entry »