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How Much Flaxseed Oil per Day We Need

flaxseed oil dosage

Flaxseed oil is a nutritional supplement derived from seeds of the flax plant. As Wikipedia states, it may be consumed to treat a great number of health conditions and diseases, including high cholesterol and heart disease.  According to some researches, flaxseed oil and its omega-3 fatty acid ...

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Sunflower Oil Hair Treatment DIY : Why and How

sunflower oil hair

  The Journal of Cosmetic Science notes that sunflower oil is one of the most common base oil in hair care industry. Valerie Ann Worwood in her book “The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy” says that sunflower oil is an effective ingredient for the conditioning ...

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Olive Oil Sprayer DIY: Why and How

olive oil sprayer

  Using olive oil sprayer is an easy way to cook low-fat and delicious dishes. Olive oil mister (or spritzer) uses compressed air that atomizes olive oil into a mist. It can be used to sauté food if you keep to a low fat diet and want ...

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What is Fish Oil EPA and DHA?

fish oil epa dha

  The level of triglycerides becomes higher when people consume a lot of wrong food; but some products are known to lower triglyceride levels. Fish or fish oil is one of those products. Let’s see why fish oil helps to reduce the level of triglycerides.

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Coconut Oil and Thyroid

coconut oil thyroid

  Hypothyroidism, a condition characterized by an underactive thyroid gland, is a growing problem in the United States nowadays. Currently a lot of researches are being made on coconut oil thyroid treatment. Although coconut oil hasn’t been proved as a thyroid gland remedy, it can benefit greatly ...

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Flaxseed Oil and Weight Loss

flaxseed oil weight loss

Flax is a plant with blue flowers that has seeds rich in oil with a nutty taste. Seeds are rich in fiber, vitamins, protein, minerals and, what is very important, essential fatty acids that possess a lot of health benefits. Flaxseeds are available in ground form but ...

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Types of Olive Oil. Which One to Choose?

types of olive oil

  International Olive Council describes several types of olive oil, the healthiest of which is extra virgin olive oil. The quality of oil depends on the heat during storage and processing, age and exposure to light and air. When the oil is extracted from olives avoiding the ...

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Almond Oil for Babies: Pros and Cons

almond oil for babies

  Almond oil used for babies is a sweet variety of almond oil extracted from almond nuts. It is translucent and lightweight. It has a light yellow color and a mild sweet flavor and scent.

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5 Sunflower Oil Substitutes

sunflower oil substitutes

  Most recipes require plant-based liquid oils as one of the ingredients. Sunflower oil is one of the most common oils for cooking. It is light in its flavor and texture so it does not overpower other ingredients in a dish. The oil has a smoke point ...

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Does Fish Oil Lower Cholesterol?

krill oil vs fish oil

  According to the recommendations of the American Heart Association people should eat fish at least 3 times a week. Fish is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. In case you don’t like the taste of fish you can simply add fish oil supplements to your ...

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Easy Coconut Oil Deodorant Recipe

coconut oil deodorant

  The reason many people prefer natural home-made deodorants to commercial deodorants and antiperspirants is rather obvious – they are healthier and you know for sure what they are made from. The ingredients added to traditional deodorants are questionable and may be dangerous to your body. Commercial ...

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Important! 6 Flaxseed Oil Side Effects

laxseed oil side effects

Flaxseed oil is derived from the seeds of flax, or Linum usitatissimum. It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, especially in alpha-linolenic acid ALA, which provides a lot of health benefits and is extremely important. However, flaxseed oil is not always beneficial. Sometimes overdose of flaxseed oil ...

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