Some fats are good for you... some facts on Flax oil..
Assists in the protection of the body against inflammation, water retention and lowered immune system.
Shortens recovery time for worked out muscles after high exertion.
Assists in the healing of sprains and bruises.
Increases the metabolic rate by stimulating brown fat cells, making it easier to lose body fat.
Lignan, a phytochemical that acts as an antioxidant, is found in flax. Populations that have high amounts of Lignan in their diet show low incidence of breast cancer and colon cancer.
Itís important to look for high quality flaxseed oil.
Based on the fact that flax oil can easily be destroyed by light and oxygen, it should come in a dark or amber brown bottle.
In addition, it should be refrigerated and never used for cooking.
It can be combined in a protein shake or poured over your favorite food.