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Arteriosclerosis; Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis 

Flaxseed oil; Graine de lin; Leinsamen; Linseed; Linseed oil; Lint bells; Linum; Linum usitatissimum; Winterlein 

Atherosclerosis (ath-er-o-skle-RO-sis) is the hardening and narrowing of the arteries. It is caused by the slow buildup of plaque (plak) on the inside of walls of the arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to other parts of the body. Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in your blood. As it grows, the buildup of plaque narrows the inside of the artery and, in time, may restrict blood flow.

The seed of the flax plant. It is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acid, fiber, and a compound called lignin. It is being studied in the prevention of prostate cancer. Also called linseed.


Atherosclerosis as related to Flaxseed


  • Evidence That Flaxseed Is A Heart Disease Reversing Food

    www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/...flaxseed-heart-disease-reversing-food

    Evidence That Flaxseed Is A Heart Disease Reversing Food. ... the journal Atherosclerosis published a ... the flax meal or it may constipate (this seed suck up …

  • Flaxseed - Reduces Inflammation Responses - Implications ...
    Flaxseed - Reduces Inflammation Responses - Implications for ... Regular consumption of flaxseed may influence the progression of atherosclerosis, ... Flax seed ...

  • Effects of dietary flaxseed on atherosclerotic plaque ...
    ajpheart.physiology.org/content/304/12/H1743

    Dietary flaxseed can retard the progression of atherosclerotic plaques. However, it remains unclear whether these antiatherogenic effects extend to plaque regression.

  • Effects of Flaxseed Oil on Serum Lipids and ...

    cpt.sagepub.com/content/8/3/227.abstract

    Objective: Flaxseed oil has very high content of ox-linolenic acid (C18:3n-3, omega-3 [n-3] fatty acid). ... atherosclerosis; flaxseed oil; malondialdehyde;

  • Flaxseed: The Perfect Food - Dr. David Williams
    Flax is one of the oldest cultivated crops, ... and atherosclerosis ... The Perfect Food. by Dr. David Williams