Linseed Flaxseed oil versus Corn Oil, Olive Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Soya Oil, Sunflower Oil, Vegetable Oil

Linseed Flaxseed oil

Linseed (Flaxseed) Oil for the most omega-3

Most vegetable oils add the inflammatory fat omega-6 to your diet but no omega-3.  This is where cold-pressed linseed oil is different; it is very unsaturated and the richest food source of omega-3. Even a little linseed oil gives you a good helping of omega-3.  Linseed oil can be used in a similar way as a good extra virgin olive oil.. See flax Farm Recipes

Cold-pressed unrefined linseed flax seed oil
Cold-pressed unrefined linseed flaxseed oil

Comparing the ratios of omega-3 to omega-6 in vegetable oils shows why linseed (flaxseed) oil is so beneficial.  There is proportionately over 300% more omega-3 in Linseed oil than the nearest vegetable oil.

 Why Cold-Pressed Linseed (Flaxseed) Oil is the best oil to rebalance the omega-3 to omega-6 ratio in your diet.  A little Flax Farm cold-pressed linseed oil added to food improves the inflammatory balance of fats and oils in the diet.

Ratios of Omega-6 to Omega-3 in Flax oil Compared to Other Vegetable Oils

Cold-pressed Flaxseed Linseed Oil is the most anti-inflammatory oil

Healthiest Ways to Use  Linseed Oil for Omega-3

Linseed oil can be used, like extra virgin olive oil, for any salad dressing, hummus, dips and baking or any recipe where the oil isn’t heated too high.  That means not frying or roasting but it is very versatile and can be used for lots more. Frying temperatures, i.e. about 170C and above can damage unsaturated fats like omega-3.  If is fine to add linseed oil to hot soups, mash and baking  etc, because that only goes up to the boiling temperature of water, i.e. 100C, which is perfectly safe.

For further information for incorporating linseed oil into your diet:

Flax Farm Recipes

OMS Recovery Programme

Budwig Diet

Improving omega-3 levels can help reduce inflammation.

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