Vitacost Certified Organic Hemp Oil – Non-GMO — 24 fl oz (1 PT 8 fl oz) (709 mL)
What is Vitacost Certified Organic Hemp Oil?
Vitacost Certified Organic Hemp Oil is an edible, cold-pressed oil that can be drizzled on vegetables, salads, pasta, rice, cereal and more—or add it to yogurt or smoothies. It may also be taken alone.
Hemp is a plant documented as having been cultivated for thousands of years. It’s widely used today in foods and other commercial products. Hemp oil is comprised of about 80 percent essential fatty acids (EFAs).
How does Vitacost Certified Organic Hemp Oil support health?
The body requires a balanced ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 essential fatty acids to maintain optimal health. The average American diet has an essential fatty acid ratio of 20-25:1. Ideally, it should be 3:1. Hemp oil can be an important addition in attempt to achieve the optimal range.*
Supports healthy HDL cholesterol ratios already in normal range when taking as little as two tablespoons per day.*
Why choose Vitacost Certified Organic Hemp Oil?
Offers a healthy ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids.
Supplies 2.1 g of omega-3 and 6.6 grams of omega-6 EFAs per 1-tablespoon serving.
Great value compared to other brands.Directions
Consume 1 tablespoon (15 mL) daily. Use in smoothies, salad dressings, vegetable/pasta dishes or your favorite food.
Keep dry and at room temperature (59°-86°F [15°-30°C]). For optimal freshness, keep refrigerated and use within 8-12 weeks of opening. Freezing unopened containers extends shelf life. To preserve nutrient content, do not use for frying or high-heat cooking (over 325°F [163°C]). Oil color or flavor may vary.Nutrition FactsServing Size: 1 Tablespoon (15 mL)Servings per Container: About 47
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value Calories 130 Total Fat 14 g 18% Saturated Fat 1 g 5% Trans Fat 0 g Polyunsaturated Fat 11 g Monounsaturated Fat 2 g Cholesterol 0 mg 0% Sodium 0 mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 0 mg 0% Dietary Fiber 0 g Total Sugars 0 g Includes 0g Added Sugars 0% Protein 0 g Vitamin D 0 mcg 0% Calcium 0 mg 0% Iron 0 mg 0% Potassium 0 mg 0%