Chemopreventive Effects of Dietary Flaxseed Oilon Colon Tumor Development


Abstract: Fatty acid composition of dietary fat, primarily the levels of?-3 and?-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, has shown profound effect on colon tumor development in animal studies. Fats contai...

Effect of Dietary Flaxseed on Serum Levels of Estrogens and Androgens in Postmenopausal Women


Flaxseed is a rich source of dietary lignans. Experimental studies suggest lignans may exert breast cancer preventive effects through hormonal mechanisms. Our aim was to study the effects of flax...



The article focuses on flaxseeds. Ancient Egyptians treat flaxseeds as a gift from the gods because of the abundance it provided. The crop grows stems that can be spun and woven into linen and fi...

Effects of Dietary Flaxseed on Intestinal Tumorigenesis in ApcMin Mouse


Dietary flaxseed has been shown to prevent azoxymethane (AOM)-induced colorectal cancers in male Fisher rats. The present study was designed to investigate the chemopreventive effects of dietary ...

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