ORGANIC, COLD-PRESSED FLAXSEED OIL – FACTS AND MYTHS

Flaxseeds have been cultivated and used as a nutritional supplement for centuries. This crop is emerging as an important functional food ingredient because of its rich α-linolenic acid (ALA, an omega-3 fatty acid), lignan, and fiber content. Flaxseed oil, fibers, and flax lignans have potential health benefits, such as a reduction in cardiovascular disease, atherosclerosis, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis, and autoimmune and neurological disorders. Flax protein also helps prevent and treat heart disease, and further supports the immune system.  MYTH:  ESTROGEN CONTENT IS SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED WHEN COLD PRESSED The most…

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CV writing: use clear facts to highlight your value to employers

Most business decisions are based on cold, hard facts, and hiring decisions are no different. If an organisation is going to invest time and money employing you, they will need to see evidence that you can perform. By now we all know that cliches and buzzwords do nothing to impress recruiters, but many candidates still do not fully understand which facts are sought in a CV. For example, when writing your role descriptions you should put yourself in the hiring manager’s shoes and think about the evidence you would require…

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