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    RAMMEL is offline Junior Member
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    What's the Nutritional Content of FLAXSEED OIL?

    I'm gonna get myself some FLAXSEED OIL, or Linseed oil as it seems to be called here in the UK.

    I was just wondering if anyone could tell me what the nutritional content of it is (i.e. Kcals/Protein/Carbs/Fats).

    How much should I take, with which meals and at what time of the day?

    Also, I've read that it's a good idea to take it with either Borage Oil, Primrose Oil or Safflower Oil. Does anyone know if this is correct?

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    Here are the nutritional facts on the one I buy.

    Serving Size 1 TABLESPOON

    Calories 125
    Calories From Fat 125
    Saturated Fat 1 Gm
    Total Fat 14 Gm
    Monounsaturated Fat 2 Gm
    Polyunsaturated Fat 10 Gm
    Flax Seed Oil 14 Gm
    Alpha-Linolenic Acid 8.1 Gm
    Linoleic Acid 2.3 Gm
    Oleic Acid 2.2 Gm

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    BioChem Presents:
    Essential Fatty Acids

    id been useing these here, when i first started i burned right through them till the last one i figured i was getting the same boost with only one post workout. For me i see alot more muscle build up per workout on just one seed. I dont think ill drop them from my workouts.

    Ive searched all around for these things and could only find them at for 24 bucks a 120 pill bottle. Allsportsnutrition should get some of these theri great.

    Supplement Facts:

    Serving Size: 6 Softgels
    Servings Per Container: 20

    Amount Per Serving

    Calories 45/60
    Calories from Fat 45/60
    Total Fat 5g /7
    Vitamin A (as cod liver oil) 300I.U. 6% /2000 I.U. 40%
    Vitamin E (as d-alpha tocopherol) 100I.U. 333% / same

    Fish Oil 1,836mg
    Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) 1,500mg
    Flaxseed Oil 1,000mg
    Perilla Seed Oil 500mg
    Sunflower Seed Oil 500mg
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil (fruit) 500mg
    Docosahexaenoic (DHA) 420.32mg
    Evening Primrose Seed Oil 200mg

    the numbers after the slash are what i have on the bottle i have in my hands, as the site and bottle are totally telling two differant things.
    Last edited by dingobite; 07-23-2003 at 08:35 PM.

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