Essential fatty acids are important for cellular health, proper glandular functioning, oxygen transport, circulation, protection from cholesterol, plus healthy skin, mucous membranes and nerves.
When supplementing look for:
- cold-pressed and cold-processed to preserve nutritional value
- complete lipid and sterol profile
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