Tag: "flaxseed" at medical news
Flaxseed fights cancer risk
A new study suggests that flaxseed
lowers female hormone levels and may thereby reduc...University of Minnesota have studied the effect of flaxseed
supplementation in a group of 28 postmenopausal nuns - chosen because of their strict dietary practi...
Certain Food Beneficial for the Heart
... green vegetables, some types of nuts, canola oil, flaxseed
oil, and flaxseed
supplements. Some salad dressings and margarines also contain ALA. Results showed women who consume...
Mothers diet in pregnancy and after can prevent daughter’s breast cancer
...poultry, and eggs as well as in fishes, canola and flaxseed
oils, soybeans and nuts. The research report, which is based on study of mice, says that maternal diets that are high in omega-3 fatty acids decrease the maternal estrogen levels. This in turn affects the increase in immunity that leads to less risk...
PUFA reduces risk of cataract
...fu and other forms of soybeans, canola, walnut and flaxseed
andtheir oils. Reference:American Journal of Epidemiology 2005 161(10):948-959; doi:10.1093/aje/kwi118...
A Diet Rich in Omega-3 Has Numerous Health Benefits
...EyeQ for the over-fives and vegetarians could take flaxseed
oil capsules. Vegetarians could also try Healthspan’s cerebrum algae capsules. By simply taking a supplement or boosting your oily fish intake isn’t enough to be healthy. One has to eat a well balanced diet that includes plenty of fruit and vegetabl...
Nutritional Needs Differ Between the Sexes
...ed alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), found in canola and flaxseed
oils, may be a problem for men. ALA is good for the heart, but some studies suggest it may increase the risk of prostate cancer. For men with heart risks, ALA may be a good choice—but men with more reason to worry about prostate cancer should get the...
Flaxseed Helps in Reducing the Risk of Prostate Tumor Spread
...the study, the researchers examined the effects of flaxseed
supplementation on men who were scheduled to under...ent of prostate cancer. The men took 30 grams of flaxseed
daily for an average of 30 days prior to surgery. Once the men's tumors were removed, the researcher...