Studies have shown that safflower oil, which contains essential fatty acids such as Omega 6, Omega 9 and other unsaturated fatty acids in high amounts has a hypolipidemic effect. In other words, it reduces the fat level. Due to the fact that it breaks down large fats molecules in the body and converts them to smaller fat molecules consequently decreasing the fat rate with the CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) it contains, safflower is included in many diet and exercise programs today.
By speeding up the metabolism, it can help regulate the balance between fat and muscle and also help in loosing weight.Furthermore it displays good antioxidant effect and helps prevent arteriosclerosis.
1-2 teaspoons daily as a nutritional supplement.