Flaxseed extract

Known as: Flax Seed, FLAXSEED, Linseed 
Seed isolated from one of several species of the plant genus Linum. Flaxseed-derived foods, lignans, and essential fatty acids such as alpha… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Flaxseed is a rich source of alpha linolenic acid (ALA), fiber and lignans, making it a potentially attractive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer affects one of six men during their lifetime. Dietary factors are postulated to influence the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Lignans, derived from flaxseed, are phyto-oestrogens being increasingly studied for their health benefits. An 8-week, randomised… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Flaxseed has recently gained attention in the area of cardiovascular disease primarily because it is the richest known source of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Laboratory studies have shown that n-3 fatty acids inhibit and n-6 fatty acids stimulate prostate tumor growth, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Currently there is considerable interest in the potential health benefits of oil seeds, such as soy and flaxseed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The effect of a flaxseed oil-based diet on tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF alpha) and interleukin 1 beta (IL-1 beta) synthesis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Trial 1 tested the effects of ground vs whole flaxseed at dietary levels of 5, 10, or 15% compared to a corn-soybean or fish oil… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The objective was to determine the influence of consuming 50 g flaxseed/d for 4 wk on several indexes of nutrition in young… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Although high alpha-linolenic acid flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum) is one of the richest dietary sources of alpha-linolenic acid… (More)
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