HealthViva Flaxseed Oil capsules are an excellent source of omega-3, 6 and 9 fatty acids in Vegetarians to promote heart health and well-being. Omega-3 and 6 fatty acids are essential fatty acids as they cannot be produced by the body and must be supplied through diet or supplements. While our diets are heavily skewed in favour of omega-6 fatty acids, found in cooking oils, omega-3 fatty acids are crucial for optimal health and active metabolism. Omega-3 fatty acids present in flaxseed oil are helpful in decreasing insulin resistance in people with diabetes. Antioxidant components in flaxseed oil may also help suppress inflammation associated with arthritis to improve joint flexibility. Omega-3 in flaxseed oil has been shown to help treat symptoms of depression and poor memory. The antioxidant advantage in flaxseed oil improves immunity and delays onset of ageing.