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Dietary Flaxseed Inhibits Human Breast Cancer Growth and Metastasis

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Dietary Flaxseed Inhibits Human Breast Cancer Growth and Metastasis and Downregulates Expression of Insulin-Like Growth Factor and Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor

Recent studies indicate that diets rich in phytoestrogens and n-3 fatty acid have anticancer potential. This study determined the effect of flaxseed (FS), the richest source of lignans and ?-lino...

Flaxseed for Heart Healthy Nutrition

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The article discusses the physiological and nutritional benefits of flaxseed. Experts found a massive increase in the use of flaxseed in food and beverages and as functional foods and dietary sup...

Flaxseed Consumption Influences Endogenous Hormone Concentrations in Postmenopausal Women

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Joanne L.. Nutrition & Cancer, 2001, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p58-65, 8p, 1 Diagram, 3 Charts
Lignans, similar in structure to endogenous sex steroid hormones, may act in vivo to alter hormone metabolism and subsequent cancer risk. The objective of this study was to examine effects of die...

Flaxseed and Cardiovascular Risk

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Focuses on the bioactive components of flaxseed related to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) prevention. Mechanisms by which flaxseed may reduce risk of ASCVD; Animal and human clin...

Flaxseed Lignans Phytochemicals for the New Millennium

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Focuses on flaxseed as an emerging source of nutritive and non-nutritive health-benefiting plant substances. Omega-3 essential fatty acid (EFA), soluble and insoluble fiber, and lignans; Phytoes...

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