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The Real Skinny On Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil by Dr. Jonny B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:18am "Wherever flaxseed becomes a regular food item among the people, there will be better health", said Mahatma Gandhi. He was right. The true nature of flax as a health food has been known for centuries. In the eighth century, Charlemagne considered flax so essential for health that he actually passed laws requiring its use. Flax was one of the origin ... Read on »
Stovetop Granola with Dried Cherries, Pepitas and Flaxseed by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 2:51pm My posts will be more sporadic in the coming days; little Nick’s flu turned out to be viral pneumonia. He checked into the hospital yesterday. It’s been a crazy few days; he is already doing MUCH better, but send a little prayer our way. I’m back home for a few hours to rest up, but sleep isn’t coming. So here ... Read on »
Reasons to LOVE Flaxseed by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm 1 Comment by Brett Blumenthal After falling head over heals for Nature’s Path Organic Flax Plus Granola Cereal with Pumpkin Seeds , my interest around Flax was peaked.  I did some research around the benefits of Flax and why we should be incorporating this little teeny weeny seed into our diets. Omega-3 essential fatty acids: Flax Seed ... Read on »
Flaxseed Oil vs. Fish Oil by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 03 Apr 2010 5:22pm The opinions of the experts vary when debating which is better between flaxseed oil and fish oil.  Supporters of each of them claim that theirs is better than the other.  Reviewing the facts of each can help you decide for yourself. Flaxseed Oil – Advantages and Disadvantages There are many verified benefits of flaxseed oil and i ... Read on »
What is Flaxseed Oil and its Health Benefits by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 03 Apr 2010 5:23pm Flaxseed oil is scientifically proven to give benefits in health and continues to be studied for its nutritional and dietary benefits.  There has been little in the way of evidence of side effects associated with its use and it is thought to be a safe and beneficial health food supplement. What is Flaxseed Oil Flaxseed oil which ... Read on »
Q and A (Flaxseeds/Fish Oil and 2:1 Odds That “Barry” Comments On This Post) by Tony G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:07am Q: What’s your opinion of flaxseed oil and all of its supposed side effects? Also, would you recommend taking it in addition to or in place of fish oil? Thanks for any help… I love your stuff please keep it up. A: First a little bit of the geeky stuff. There are two fatty acids that the body cannot biosynthesize, and are therefore considere ... Read on »
Flaxseed lignans lower high cholesterol in men by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 27 Mar 2010 12:00am Iastate.edu - Flaxseed lignans may give men a way to lower high cholesterol without drugs, according to a new study from Iowa State University’s Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC). Suzanne Hendrich, an ISU professor in food scien ... Read on »
Flaxseeds Lower Cholesterol in Men by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 30 Apr 2010 12:00am A new study just presented at the American Society for Nutrition’s annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2010 shows that consuming 150 milligrams – about three tablespoons – of flaxseed lignans daily decreases cholesterol in men by almost 10 percent within three months. PureMeal , a part of the 21 day  LTP Medical Purification Program , inc ... Read on »
You Ask, I Answer: Flaxseeds by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 11 Aug 2008 9:06pm I have been looking at the articles you've tagged with flaxseed and it looks like you wholeheartedly encourage the addition of ground flaxseed meal to foods. However, I wonder if doing this is ultimately beneficial - as you point out, men at risk for prostate cancer should watch their consumption of ALA [alpha linolenic acid]. Additionall ... Read on »