Potent Antihypertensive Action of Dietary Flaxseed in Hypertensive Patients

@article{RodriguezLeyva2013PotentAA,
  title={Potent Antihypertensive Action of Dietary Flaxseed in Hypertensive Patients},
  author={D. Rodriguez-Leyva and W. Weighell and A. Edel and R. LaVall{\'e}e and E. Dibrov and Reinhold Pinneker and T. G. Maddaford and B. Ramjiawan and M. Aliani and R. Guzman and G. Pierce},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2013},
  volume={62},
  pages={1081–1089}
}
  • D. Rodriguez-Leyva, W. Weighell, +8 authors G. Pierce
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Hypertension
  • Flaxseed contains ω-3 fatty acids, lignans, and fiber that together may provide benefits to patients with cardiovascular disease. [...] Key Method In this prospective, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomized trial, patients (110 in total) ingested a variety of foods that contained 30 g of milled flaxseed or placebo each day over 6 months. Plasma levels of the ω-3 fatty acid α-linolenic acid and enterolignans increased 2- to 50-fold in the flaxseed-fed group but did not increase significantly in the…Expand Abstract

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