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April 25, 2014
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.
April 10, 2013
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.
April 8, 2013
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.
April 5, 2013
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.
March 25, 2013
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?
March 30, 2012
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...
March 29, 2012
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.
January 19, 2010
Flaxseeds vs. Chia Seeds
Flax and chia seeds can both be considered superfoods, but which one has the edge?
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