Can Flaxseeds Fight Breast Cancer?

A number of studies have attributed

a cancer protective effect to plant

hormones known as phytoestrogens.

One group of phytoestrogens known

as lignans are contained in seeds

especially flaxseeds

 

 

(or linseeds as they are often called). In a recent study women who ate a diet high

 in lignans had a 40% lower mortality risk and a lower incidence of metastatis and

secondary tumours.

 

Source: Science Daily, September 13th 2011

 

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