Potent antihypertensive action of dietary flaxseed in hypertensive patients.

@article{RodriguezLeyva2013PotentAA,
  title={Potent antihypertensive action of dietary flaxseed in hypertensive patients.},
  author={Delfin Rodriguez-Leyva and Wendy Weighell and Andrea L. Edel and Ren{\'e}e Lavall{\'e}e and Elena Dibrov and Reinhold Pinneker and Thane G. Maddaford and Bram Ramjiawan and Michel Aliani and Randolph Guzman and Grant N Pierce},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2013},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={1081-9}
}
Flaxseed contains ω-3 fatty acids, lignans, and fiber that together may provide benefits to patients with cardiovascular disease. Animal work identified that patients with peripheral artery disease may particularly benefit from dietary supplementation with flaxseed. Hypertension is commonly associated with peripheral artery disease. The purpose of the study was to examine the effects of daily ingestion of flaxseed on systolic (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) in peripheral artery disease… CONTINUE READING
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