Flaxseed on cardiovascular disease markers in healthy menopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Dodin2008FlaxseedOC,
  title={Flaxseed on cardiovascular disease markers in healthy menopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Sylvie Dodin and Stephen C. Cunnane and Beno{\^i}t Mass{\'e} and Andr{\'e} Lemay and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Jacques and Genevi{\`e}ve Asselin and Jennifer Tremblay-Mercier and Isabelle Marc and Beno{\^i}t Lamarche and France L{\'e}gar{\'e} and J M Forest},
  journal={Nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={23-30}
}
OBJECTIVE Due to its high content of lignans, alpha-linolenic acid and fiber, flaxseed may reduce cardiovascular disease risk in humans. The present study evaluated the effect of flaxseed on markers of cardiovascular disease risk in healthy menopausal women. METHODS One hundred ninety-nine women were randomly assigned to consume 40 g daily of flaxseed or wheat germ placebo for 12 mo. Fatty acids, apolipoproteins A-1 and B, lipoprotein(a), low-density lipoprotein particle size, fibrinogen, C… CONTINUE READING

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