Chia seeds contain the richest concentration of Omega 3-6 and is a superior source of anti-oxidants, minerals and fiber.
Nutrition-dense chia seeds have been gaining popularity as a “superfood”, and chia oil is high in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), particularly α-linolenic acid (ALA, omega-3) and linoleic acid (LA, omega-6). Omega-3 fatty acids are a family of essential PUFAs cannot be synthesized in the human body and have to be consumed regularly through diet. It consists of α-linolenic acid (ALA), and major dietary sources are vegetable oils including chia seed, flaxseed, olive and soy oils. A small amount of ALA can be converted in the body to other omega-3 long chain fatty acids like eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) Omega-3 has shown to benefit cardiovascular health, reduce incidence of cardiovascular disease, with a limited role in reducing blood pressure4,8, as well as reduce inflammation and morning stiffness in people with rheumatoid arthritis. 9 Also, Omega-3 has shown potential in the prevention of Alzheimer disease10, treatment of depression11, decreased risk of type 2 diabetes12, prevention of allergic diseases (eczema, psoriasis, asthma)13 as well as in chemoprevention14. More large-scale clinical trials are required to support clinical evidence for the use in these indications.
|Amount per serving||1000mg x 60 vegetarian softgel / bottle|
|Ingredients||Chia Seeds Oil 1000mg|
|Administration||Take after meals|
|Storage||Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from light.|
|Caution for Usage||No known side effects.|
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