Flaxseed as a functional food source

@article{Oomah2001FlaxseedAA,
  title={Flaxseed as a functional food source},
  author={B. Dave Oomah},
  journal={Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture},
  year={2001},
  volume={81},
  pages={889-894}
}
  • B. Oomah
  • Published 1 July 2001
  • Biology
  • Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
Flaxseed is emerging as one of the key sources of phytochemicals in the functional food arena. In addition to being one of the richest sources of α-linolenic acid oil and lignans, flaxseed is an essential source of high-quality protein and soluble fibre and has considerable potential as a source of phenolic compounds. The implications of diets containing flaxseed or its components for human nutrition and disease prevention are analysed in this paper. Results of the first meta-analysis examining… Expand

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