Can Flax Seeds Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

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NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
20 Oct 2020

Flaxseed consumption may play a role in preventing and treating breast cancer by blocking the inflammatory effects of interleukin-1.

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The first half of the video is basically just a review of all the flax and breast cancer work I’ve already cover:
• Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/flaxseeds-breast-c
• Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Epidemiological Evidence (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/flaxseeds-breast-c
• Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Clinical Evidence (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/flaxseeds-breast-c

Flaxseeds may also help fight hormone-mediated cancers in men. See Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/flaxseed-vs-prosta and Was It the Flaxseed, Fat Restriction, or Both? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/was-it-the-flaxsee

What else can these puppies do? See:
• Flaxseeds vs. Diabetes (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/flaxseed-vs-diabet
• Flax Seeds for Sensitive Skin (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/flaxseeds-for-sens
• Flax Seeds for Breast Pain (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/flax-seeds-for-bre

I have another 100+ videos (http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/breast-cancer/) on breast cancer if you want to become an expert and help take care of yourself and/or the women in your life. Here’s a few recent ones to get you started:
• Fiber vs. Breast Cancer (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/fiber-vs-breast-ca
• Breast Cancer and Alcohol: How Much Is Safe? (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/breast-cancer-and-
• Breast Cancer Survival Vegetable (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/breast-cancer-surv
• BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/brca-breast-cancer
• Cholesterol Feeds Breast Cancer Cells (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/cholesterol-feeds-
• Breast Cancer and Constipation (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/breast-cancer-and-

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