The epidemiological evidence on consumption of flaxseeds and breast cancer survival

Michael Greger, MD comments on scientific evidence of effects of flaxseed supplementation on women with breast cancer.

NOTE: Whole flaxseeds have a tough coating and tend to pass through the digestive tract whole, which means the nutrients you want aren’t being absorbed by the body. I use ground flaxseed meal in my wife’s “anticancer green smoothies”. Actually I buy finely ground flaxseed meal (from a Vitamin World store) to try and ensure that she’s getting access to the omega 3 fatty acids in the flaxseeds.


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October 5, 2013 · 4:33 pm

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