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Can flaxseed help prevent breast cancer?

Dr. Rovenia Brock, PhD
Nutrition & Dietetics
Flaxseed is rich in lignans, which are another form of phytoestrogens, and lignans have been shown to have powerful breast-cancer-fighting properties. At the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, evidence was presented documenting that lignans slow tumor growth effectively. So add a few tablespoons of ground flaxseed to your cereal or your soy drink in the morning.
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