Liquid Gold: Six Heart-Healthy Oils
Blitz pain, reduce blood pressure and beat stress with six heart-healthy oils
The pain killer
Flaxseed (also called linseed) oil contains more omega-3 fatty acids than fish oil and is one of the few vegetarian sources of the nutrient. "A diet rich in omega-3 can alleviate joint pain," says nutritionist Barbara Lewin.
Good to know: Heat diminishes flaxseed oil's omega-3s and it turns rancid quickly - so only use in cold dishes and store in the fridge.
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