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Can Flax Seed Oil Pills Make Athletic Performance Better
Doubtful!: No one thing usually makes performance better. It is an overall process of diet/good nutrition, rest, fluid intake, mental health, sleep and adequate rest, stretching and avoiding bad health habits. Don't put all of your eggs in one basket. Variety is the spice of life. Work with a reputable trainer to enhance performance with the above taken into consideration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i take flax seed oil pills while I am also getting a daily dose of ground flax seeds at the same time?
Up to you.: You can but it isn't necessary.Get a more detailed answer ›
Flax seed oil which I'm going to put in my smoothies (for omega 3) and fish oil pills. what else can I do with flax oil?
Many uses: I'm glad you're health-conscious. It's a cooking oil popular in Europe, it's the basis of putty, is used to lubricate pool cues and cricket bats, thin paint, and was the basis of linoleum. Despite all the talk online, if there's a real health benefit it awaits demonstration. Enjoy your smoothies, but these are no substitute for sensible eating, avoiding smoking and staying aerobically fit. ...Read more
Oxidiation: Flax seed oil become oxidized rapidly with heat. ...Read more
No: Flax seed oil is an excellent source of essential omega 3 ; 6 fatty acids. It does not cause cysts. ...Read more
Possibly inflamation: Flaxseed oil is a source of polyunsaturated fatty acids such as alpha-linolenic acid. The alpha-linolenic acid and related chemicals in flaxseed oil may decrease inflammation. That is why flaxseed oil is thought to be useful for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
V cholesterol/ fats: Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can digest ground flaxseed better than whole flaxseed, the ground flaxseed is preferable. This will provide more of the benefits from the lignans and the omega – 3 –fatty acids in the flaxseed. With flaxseed oil, it is quite important that it be cold pressed. ...Read more
Good start!: Cold pressed is good, avoid preservatives.Get a more detailed answer ›
For what purpose?: The body has to convert the omega 3 fatty acids in flax seed oil into epa and dha which are 2 kinds of omega 3 fatty acids which the body can utilize. Only 10% of the ala in flax seed oil is converted into epa and dha which are present in fish oil. Fish oil is better than flax seed oil for this reason. ...Read more
Can be a factor: Flax seed oil makes platelets more slippery and therefore reduce clotting. When combined with Coumadin (warfarin) this can be a factor for increasing bleeding and potentially dangerous. Close followup with your physician to monitor your protimes will help to reduce this risk and allow you to enjoy the benefits of the flax seed oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take Starflower oil for PMS & soreness, should I take flax seed oil instead? SFO contains UPA's which hurt your liver? Currently on 220mg GLA pd.
Sure: Flax seed oil may be the better of the two for you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Comparable effects: Both fish oil and flax oil contain omega 3 fatty acids which are known to significantly thin the blood. With both the effects are dose-related; higher amounts thin the blood more. I do not know of any studies comparing their effects on thinning blood but would expect they would be fairly comparable. See www.Parade.Com/health/askdrrosenfeld/nutrition/fish-oil.Html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Only: If you want to waste your money. Spend your money more wisely on quality food, exrcise and test strips. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Is it ok to take universal nutrition: animal cuts with a combination of flax seed oil or fish oil?
Yes: No harm to that -- just a bit silly if you asked me. ...Read more
Can flax seed oil help me to gain weight eventually? It seemed to have helped to regulate my blood pressure which was normally high .
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