Flax Seeds for Breast Cancer & Health

Lignans are a type of plant compound known as polyphenols found in flaxseeds, sesame seeds, berries, and other foods.

Source: Lignans Play an Important Role in Optimal Health

This ground breaking article breaking article by Dr. Mercola, examines some of the many health benefits of eating freshly ground flaxseed.

One of the more significant benefits is in preventing and even curing breast cancer. He cites one case where a woman’s tumor shrank significantly from consuming flax seeds.

One of the principal mechanisms by which it benefits is in estrogen regulation. Since many other types of cancers, including prostrate cancer is estrogen driven, both women and men can benefit from flax seeds.

Another benefit of flax seeds is estrogen regulation. They not only reduce excess estrogen, but can increase low estrogen levels as well. This is an important benefit to aging women. Since older men suffer from excess estrogen levels due to conversion from testosterone, I believe flax seeds would provide similar benefits for older men.

Because of the highly perishable nature of flax seeds once ground, it is important to keep and store only fresh whole flax seeds, and grind them just before consuming. To get sufficient benefits, studies have shown that you need to consume 3 to 4 tablespoons daily.

 

 

 

 

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7 Comments

  1. Posted January 3, 2018 at 5:04 am | Permalink

    Flax seeds are very useful for our body as a whole and also this positive effect on this disease makes them even more useful.

  2. Posted January 22, 2018 at 6:25 am | Permalink

    Flax seeds are very useful, because they have a whole spectrum of various useful substances for our body as a whole.

  3. Posted April 6, 2018 at 4:47 pm | Permalink

    It sure took a lot of research to make an article like this.

  4. Posted April 11, 2018 at 9:16 am | Permalink

    I’ve got this…

  5. Posted April 12, 2018 at 6:07 am | Permalink

    I don’t like cheese.

  6. Posted April 13, 2018 at 4:05 am | Permalink

    Try not to laugh!

  7. Posted April 13, 2018 at 7:14 am | Permalink

    Have yourself a very good day!