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  • Cholesterol Feeds Breast Cancer Cells
    Cholesterol Feeds Breast Cancer Cells
    Cholesterol appears to stimulate the growth of human breast cancer cells, which may explain why phytosterol-rich foods such as pumpkin seeds are associated with reduced breast cancer risk.
  • Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Clinical Evidence
    Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Clinical Evidence
    A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial of flaxseeds in breast cancer patients finds flax appears to have the potential to reduce tumor growth in just a matter of weeks.
  • Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Epidemiological Evidence
    Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Epidemiological Evidence
    Lignan intake is associated with improved breast cancer survival in three recent population studies following a total of thousands of women after diagnosis.
  • Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention
    Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention
    Young women at high risk for breast cancer given just a teaspoon of ground flaxseeds a day showed fewer precancerous changes.
  • Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer
    Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer
    What happens when men with prostate cancer and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) are placed on a relatively low-fat diet supplemented with ground flaxseeds?
  • Flax and Fecal Flora
    Flax and Fecal Flora
    The trillions of good bacteria in our gut can be thought of as an additional organ, metabolizing, detoxifying, and activating many crucial components of our diet. The formation of lignans from...
  • Breast Cancer Survival and Lignan Intake
    Breast Cancer Survival and Lignan Intake
    One teaspoon of flax seeds may double one's daily production of lignans, phytonutrients that appear to play a role in both breast cancer prevention and survival.
  • Flaxseeds vs. Chia Seeds
    Flaxseeds vs. Chia Seeds
    Flax and chia seeds can both be considered superfoods, but which one has the edge?
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