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Flax Oil: Eat Like the Roman and Exhibit Strength, Stamina, Mental Clarity and Beauty

Posted March 2, 2014

To many, the aroma of freshly-baked bread is so pleasant that it’s almost intoxicating! According to historical record, soldiers of the Roman Empire marched with rations of bread baked with flaxseed meal and flax seed oil 3000 years ago. They most likely felt the “grounded” feeling, a feeling of mental stability after eating their bread, just like we do today when we add it to our foods.

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Can This Little Seed Dramatically Reduce Breast Cancer Risk?

Posted December 3, 2013

Eating flaxseeds may reduce your risk of breast cancer, according to a new Canadian study in Cancer Causes and Control. This is one of several benefits of incorporating this healthful food into your diet. Researchers compared the flax consumption of 2,999 women diagnosed with breast cancer with that of 3,370 healthy women. They found that eating flaxseeds or flaxseed bread was linked to an 18 or 23 percent reduction in the risk of this disease.

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Health Benefits of Flaxseeds

Posted August 16, 2013

Some call it the ‘power food’ while some others call it a small wonder; flaxseeds are commended by nutritionists and natural medicine practitioners from around the world. And why not? With the many health benefits that flaxseeds have to offer, it is truly a must have in your diet.

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What Is Flaxseed? What Are The Benefits Of Flaxseed?

Posted July 17, 2013

Flaxseeds (also called linseeds) are a rich source of micronutrients, fiber, and the essential fatty acid “alpha-linolenic acid” (ALA). The seeds come from flax, one of the the oldest fiber crops in the world – known to have been cultivated in ancient Egypt and ancient China.

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Could a diet high in fish and flax help prevent broken hips?

Posted June 28, 2013

Higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood may reduce the risk for hip fractures in postmenopausal women, recent research suggests. Scientists analyzed red blood cell samples from women with and without a history of having a broken hip. The study showed that higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids from both plant and fish sources in those blood cells were associated with a lower likelihood of having fractured a hip.

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Flax Oil: Eat Like the Roman and Exhibit Strength, Stamina, Mental Clarity and Beauty!

Posted May 12, 2013

According to historical record, soldiers of the Roman Empire marched with rations of bread baked with flaxseed meal and flax seed oil 3000 years ago. They most likely felt the “grounded” feeling, a feeling of mental stability after eating their bread, just like we do today when we add it to our foods.

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Flax seed consumption reduces breast cancer risk by 28 percent in new study

Posted May 2, 2013

In the first-ever study of its type, Canadian researchers have shown that flax seed consumption reduces the risk of breast cancer by 28 percent in postmenopausal women and flax bread consumption reduces risk by 26 percent in both pre- and postmenopausal women. These results indicate that flax seed and flax-containing breads may be simple but effective means for reducing breast cancer risk.

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Flaxseed may offer improvements for obese pre-diabetics

Posted April 5, 2013

Adding flaxseed to the diet may decrease insulin resistance in pre-diabetics and help reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, suggests new data from the US and Canada.

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Flax Oil: Eat Like the Roman and Exhibit Strength, Stamina, Mental Clarity and Beauty

Posted January 28, 2013

To many, the aroma of freshly-baked bread is so pleasant that it’s almost intoxicating! According to historical record, soldiers of the Roman Empire marched with rations of bread baked with flaxseed meal and flax seed oil 3000 years ago. They most likely felt the “grounded” feeling, a feeling of mental stability after eating their bread, just like we do today when we add it to our foods.

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Cows Fed Flaxseed Produce More Nutritious Dairy Products

Posted January 26, 2013

Dairy cows that are fed flaxseed produce more nutritious milk, according to a new study by Oregon State University. Their milk contained more omega-3 fatty acids and less saturated fat, the study found. Diets high in saturated fat can increase cholesterol and cause heart disease, while those rich in omega-3 and other polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk of heart disease, studies have shown.

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