Golden Glow Flaxseed Oil
Golden Glow Flaxseed Oil is advertised as a dietary source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids and Omega-9 fatty acids. Although the manufacturer Golden Glow does not mention any specific ailment claims or any direct benefits for the formulation, existing research indicates that Omega-3, Omega-9 and Omega-6 fatty acids work to support a large number of body structures, of which the most important are the immune system, joint flexibility, and brain function and mental performance.
Golden Glow is headquartered in Australia. The company claims to be one of the largest manufacturers and sellers of dietary supplements and nutrition, with more than 6 million orders shipped worldwide. The company has been in the business of dietary supplements for more than 35 years and currently manufactures a variety of vitamins, minerals, herbal formulas, dietary supplements, and beauty, skin and care products.
Golden Glow Flaxseed Oil is recommended to adults only.
Golden Glow Flaxseed Oil Ingredients
Golden Glow Flaxseed Oil includes the following ingredients: Linseed (Flaxseed) Oil 1g containing Linolenic acid 550mg, Linoleic acid 150mg and Oleic acid 150mg.
Golden Glow Flaxseed Oil contains Linoleic Acid (an Omega-6 fatty acid) and Oleic Acid (an Omega-9 fatty acid). Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is an Omega-6 fatty acid commonly found in plant based oils such as borage seed oil or flaxseed oil. Preliminary research revealed that GLA may be useful in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, allergies, eczema, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), depression, symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) and a number of other conditions.
Omega-9 is a family of unsaturated fatty acids. They are the most abundant fatty acids of all in nature and are usually found in plants and vegetables. Research has shown their most important function is in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Oleic Acid, one of the most important Omega-9 fatty acids is believed to boost memory power and optimize the functions of the brain and neurological transmission. Side effects are rare but may include occasional headache, abdominal pain, nausea, and loose stools.
The recommended daily dosage is two capsules three times daily. No reviews for Golden Glow Flaxseed Oil have been posted online and there are no side effects or precautions associated to the formula.
- Relatively small price (approx $10 for a month’s supply)
- The benefits of Omega-6 and Omega-9 are generally acknowledged and much research has been conducted to investigate their medical applications
- No product reviews posted online makes it difficult to assess actual benefits or any side effects reported
- No money-back guarantee available
Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 have been given a lot of attention over the past few years, as benefits on a large number of bodily system, organs and functions were being discovered. Golden Glow Flaxseed oil features two of the most important Omega-6 and Omega-9 fatty acids, essential to brain and neurological function, heart health and joints to name just a few.
However, like most dietary supplements, the formula is not FDA approved, and the manufacturer mentions no research to support the benefit claims. Also, there are no consumer reviews posted online. We may assume that the formula will work for some consumers; however we recommend that you consult a healthcare specialist before using any dietary supplement.