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The Healthiest Oils for Cooking, Hair and Skin Treatments and Improving Your Health like Avocado Oil, Flaxseed Oil and Pumpkin Seed Oil.

How to Use Black Currant Oil for Hair Loss and Better Health


Black currant seed oil propertiesBlack currant oil is an unusually powerful nutritional oil with many health benefits.

Ahead is how the gamma linoleic acid and other nutrition in black currant seed oil may help treat and prevent thinning hair, the best dosage for hair loss and other potential benefits of black currant oil.

Hormones, Hair Loss and Fatty Acids

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The Best Avocado Oil Brand for Your Kitchen


High quality avocado oilAvocado oil is growing in popularity as more and more people recognize its value as a superior cooking oil.

Cold pressed avocado oil also has many beneficial properties for improving your appearance, disease prevention and long-term optimal health.

I’ve written before about why avocado oil’s high smoke point makes it the best and perhaps only cooking oil that should be used for high temperature frying.

There’s also numerous reasons why the vegetable oils in most people’s kitchens are damaging to their health and why a good avocado oil is the ideal replacement.

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Ground Flaxseed Vs Flaxseed Oil — Which is Healthier?


Flax Oil or Ground FlaxBoth flaxseed oil and ground flaxseeds can have significant nutritional benefits but which one is better for your health?

Let’s have a look at the main benefits of each and how flax oil stacks up versus flaxseed meal for omega-3s, lignans, fiber, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients.

Omega-3 Content Comparison

The majority of people eating ground flax or taking the oil are doing so because of their incredibly high omega-3 fatty acid content.

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How to Use Flaxseed Oil for Healthy Hair


Omega-3 HairThere are 2 ways to use flaxseed oil for hair and improving its strength and shine.

Both of them rely on the extremely high omega-3 alpha linolenic acid content of flax seeds, which is concentrated even further in cold pressed linseed oil.

The first and most important is getting more omega-3 fatty acids in your diet.

Many people report greatly improved hair and better health in general with a daily dosage of flax oil taken in a certain way.

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How to Use Flaxseed Oil for Weight Loss


Weight loss FlaxBoth flaxseed oil and ground flaxseed can help with weight loss in ways that most people wouldn’t expect and it has nothing to do with dieting.

Ahead is a look at how flax can help suppress appetite, improve metabolism, regulate blood sugar and insulin, enhance digestion and increase thermogenic fat burning.

Extreme Diets Don’t Work

The most important thing to remember when you want to lose weight is do not fall for fad diets that go to extremes. They simply do not work.

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5 Flaxseed Oil Side Effects and Best Dosage


Dosage Flax Oil While there are many flaxseed oil nutritional benefits, there are also some potential negative effects and it’s important to take the correct amount.

This page lists the main 5 reported side effects of flax oil and suggests a dosage method based on slow increase to reduce the chances of a negative reaction.

Also ahead, the how and when to take it for the best results and work out your own ideal daily intake

5 Side Effects of Flaxseed Oil

1. Blood Thinning Precautions

The omega-3 fatty acids in flax oil can help make blood platelets less sticky, potentially reducing the chances of a dangerous blood clot forming in our arteries.

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Where to Buy Flaxseed Oil Online ⁠


Unrefined linseed oilWith its extremely high omega-3 fatty acid content, flax oil is a popular health supplement. It is also one of the more fragile nutritional oils so it pays to choose your brand carefully.

Here are 3 important things to look for before you buy it and my recommendations for the best cold pressed, organic flaxseed oil, high lignan, the freshest flax meal and the best value capsules for daily use.

3 Factors to Look for When Buying Flax Oil

1. Must be Cold-Pressed

To start with, a high quality organic oil, like this great tasting one I take, should always be cold pressed. Too much heat can damage the structure of the fatty acids so the oil has to be produced carefully to avoid high temperatures.

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Using Flaxseed Oil for Dry Skin


Flaxseed Oil skinYou can use flax oil for dry skin in two different ways and this page will show how it can quickly help to improve your facial skin tone.

The first is by applying flaxseed oil to your face directly as an natural moisturizer.

Not only does the very high omega-3 content in the oil have an anti-inflammatory effect, it also helps normalize skin lipids and seal in moisture to improve your complexion.

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Flaxseed Oil for Acne and Better Skin


Improve Skin Flax OilFlaxseed oil is the richest food source of alpha linolenic acid (ALA), comprising over 50% of this essential omega-3 dietary fat for health skin.

Unfortunately, ALA consumption has dropped significantly in modern times, while, by comparison, most people’s intake of omega-6 fats like linoleic acid has increased dramatically.

If we want to address skin problems like acne, dry and flaky skin, eczema and psoriasis, or just have better skin in general, then flaxseed oil can help redress this imbalance.

Linoleic Acid and Skin Inflammation

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3 Ways to Use Avocado Oil for Acne Problems


Acne Avocado oilUsing avocado oil, both as a skin moisturizer and having it in your diet on a regular basis, can make a very positive difference to the appearance of your skin.

It can also help with acne problems and other skin issues like enlarged pores and blackheads.

Avocado oil can be beneficial to acne sufferers in 3 different ways.

First nutritionally, secondly as a nightly moisturizer, and thirdly as a topical treatment to prevent acne and diminish blackheads and enlarged pores.

Acne Prevention with Monounsaturated Fats

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How to Apply Avocado Oil for Face Moisturization


Avocado Oil FaceLooking around your local cosmetics store you’ll find a wide variety of different face moisturizers. All of them promising hydrated, younger looking skin (often at a significant price).

Look a little closer at the ingredients list though and the petrochemical derived additives, like propylene glycol, cyclomethicone, petrolatum and methylparaben, may not sound so appealing.

Many of these chemicals are actually known skin irritants, but manufacturers still include them in their formulations to improve shelf life or maintain consistency.

A Natural Alternative That’s Better for Your Skin

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The Truth about Avocado Oil for Hair Growth


Avacado oil treatmentCan avocado oil actually help with hair growth and just what is in it that makes it so good for your hair?

Despite many websites giving a long list of vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fats and amino acids supposedly in the oil, and then giving reasons why all of these nutrients are responsible for its hair growth properties, the truth about using avocado oil on your hair is actually much simpler and more powerful.

First a correction of the many avocado oil hair growth myths and misinformation out there.

Online Myths and Simple Facts

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