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4 Reasons Your Body Loves Flaxseed

Flaxseeds have been cultivated for their health benefits for 5,000 years. They've been around for ages, but only in the last few decades has nutritional science realized just how good they are fo…

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Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of flaxseeds in breast cancer patients found that flaxseeds appear to have the potential to reduce tumor growth in just a matter of weeks.…

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Flaxseeds for Breast Cancer Prevention

Just a teaspoon of ground flaxseeds a day may protect against breast cancer. In 1980 a new compound was discovered in human urine. Researchers called it compound X. Originally it was thought to be …

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Can Flaxseeds Help Sensitive Skin?

Instead of treating sensitive skin topically, with lotions and creams, why not treat it from the inside out with diet? About half of the American population says they have sensitive skin, defined l…

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Can Flaxseeds Help Treat Diabetes?

Drug companies hope to capitalize on the fact that the consumption of certain plants appears to lower the risk of diabetes by isolating these plants' active components for use and sale as pharmacologi…

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Flaxseeds for Prostate Cancer

Why is there such a huge disparity in prostate cancer rates around the world? The incidence of malignant prostate cancer is highest in African Americans, some 30 times greater than in Japanese men, an…

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Wonder Bath Cookies

Some people indulge in chocolate cookies to cure their woesó-but that type of "healing" generally lasts only as long as the cookies do. (And then you get a stomachache.) With these cookies that are ma…

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