What is the difference between C-Leinosan flaxseed oil and High-Lignan flaxseed oil?

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A - When flaxseed is processed into oil, the fibrous hulls are squeezed out of the seeds. Usually the oil is then strained, and the excess fiber, called lignans, discarded. However, it has now been found that this formerly cast-away fiber is actually treasure, at least as far as your health is concerned. Overwhelming evidence suggests that a special plant fiber found in flaxseed called lignan can give you added ammunition in the fight against cancer, heart disease and other degenerative diseases. Lignans are active polysaccharides (a special type of carbohydrate) that make up the cell walls of plants. Flaxseed contains 100 to 400 times more lignans than any other known seed. A phytochemical-like constituent, lignans have been shown in studies to assist in preventing colon and breast cancers by helping to normalize hormone metabolism. Lignans have also been found to help relieve some of the symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes. While regular flaxseed oil can be of great benefit ... more
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