Flora, DHA Flax Oil, 17 fl oz (500 ml)
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- Pure Premium Oil
- Supports Cognitive Function and Eye Health
- Cold-Pressed & Unrefined
- Dietary Supplement
- Omega-3 Plant Based Fish Free
- Life's DHA
Flora DHA Flax Oil is a vegetarian source of unrefined docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) blended with organic Flora Flax Oil to provide vegetarian (algae-derived) DHA. DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid that is essential in all stages of life. In adults, DHA is essential for the proper functioning of the brain, and in the first six months of life, DHA is essential for the proper development of the nervous system and visual abilities. Flora's DHA Flax Oil is pressed from certified organic flax seeds (third party certification) that have been carefully selected for flavor and maturity. Each and every batch of flax seed is also tested to ensure it is gluten-free. Flora's high standards guarantee this product to be GMO-free. The seeds are pressed in a state-of-the-art, low-heat, light- and oxygen-free environment—then bottled in light-resistant, amber glass to ensure maximum nutritional value and freshness. Flora's DHA Flax Oil provides omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids (EFA) for the maintenance of good health.
Shake well before using. Take 1 tablespoon one to three times daily with meals. For optimum freshness, keep refrigerated and use within 8 weeks after opening. Can be frozen to maintain freshness. Do not heat or use for frying.
One serving of Flora Vegetarian DHA Flax Oil provides 103 milligrams of EPA and DHA Omega-3 fatty acids. (See Supplement Facts panel for fat content.)
Organic flax seed oil, algae oil (schizochytrium sp.), rosemary leaf extract**, high oleic sunflower seed oil, tocopherols**, ascorbyl palmitate**.
(** as antioxidant)
Caution: The FDA recommends that total daily intake of EPA and DHA from all sources does not exceed 3 grams per day, and not more than 2 grams per day from dietary supplements.
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|Serving Size: 1 Tbsp. (15 ml)|
|Servings Per Container: about 33|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||120|
|Total Fat||13 g||20%*|
|Saturated Fat||1 g||5%*|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||9 g||†|
|Monounsaturated Fat||3 g||†|
|Omega-3 fatty acids||7 g||†|
|ALA (alpha-linolenic acid)||7 g|
|DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)||100 mg|
|EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)||3 mg|
|Omega-6 LA (linoleic acid)||2 g||†|
|Omega-9 OA (oleic acid)||3 g||†|
|† Daily Value not established.
* Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
One tablespoon a day seem to work for me. Has a slight bitter after taste but the benefit of no eczema breakouts makes it well worth it to me. Best in a bowl of soup or used in place of butter/margarine in a backed or mashed potatoes. YUM!
Good tasting and good for you! The price is right and fast delivery, THANKS IHerb!
will buy again
Posted by 5624542430128616513 on Mar 18, 2016
Great as salad dressing
A Fresh Oil from Flora
Posted by wholefoods on Dec 04, 2012
I have used Flora products in the past and have always found them to be fresh. This product is no exception. The oil has a nice, smooth taste. I mix this in drinks in the morning. The product seems to keep well in the refrigerator. I haven't noticed major differences in my skin or hair since using this oil, but perhaps it takes a longer time. Also, regarding the DHA, while I appreciate that there is some DHA in this product from algae oil, the amount is quite small (only 100mg per serving) so I wouldn't necessarily buy this product just for the DHA although it is a nice addition.
Posted by Reviewer2711874 on Mar 01, 2012
Fast shipping. Great product.
Posted by Reviewer1803784 on Feb 19, 2012
I took this combining with turmeric and had great result in digestive problem.