Linseed Oil, like flax seeds, is high in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

One tablespoon (15 ml) has a whopping 7,196 mg of omega-3 fatty acids in it .

Flaxseed oil, in particular, includes alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 fatty acid that is only partially converted to active forms of omega-3, such as EPA and DHA .

Most guidelines recommend at least 1,600 mg of ALA omega-3 fatty acids daily for males and 1,100 mg for women if they aren't getting enough DHA and EPA in their diet .

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