Flaxseed oil

Patient: Is flaxseed oil good or bad for you?

 

 

Doctor: This is a vegetable oil that contains essential fatty acids: Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9, same as fish oil and has the e same beneficial effects. Some research studies suggest that flaxseed oil may be helpful in treating a variety of conditions such as high cholesterol, heart disease and high blood pressure. The flaxseed oil also contains B vitamins, potassium, lecithin, magnesium, zinc, fiber and protein.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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