Weight Management / Satiety


Flaxseed is high in soluble and insoluble fiber, which can support weight loss and help reduce sugar cravings. Consumption of flax also contributes to feelings of satiety and may help curb appetite.

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Heart Health


Full of lignans and omega-3 alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), flaxseed may play an important role in maintaining cardiovascular health—helping support healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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Blood Sugar Management


Flaxseed has multiple components that appear to benefit healthy blood glucose levels, while also modulating inflammation in the body, further stabilizing the insulin/glucose balance.

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Weight Management / Satiety

Infographic: The Effect of Flaxseed Fiber on Appetite

With the increasing obesity epidemic, many Americans are looking for natural solutions to help curb appetite; research suggests fiber-rich flaxseed may help.
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Infographic: Impact of Flaxseed on Lipid Metabolism, Appetite

The potential of dietary fiber from flaxseed to increase satiety and impact lipid metabolism may contribute to weight-management solutions.
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Infographic: The Role of Flaxseed on Cholesterol, Energy Balance

Dietary fibers from flaxseed may play a role in body weight regulation, both through hunger suppression and diminished nutrient absorption.
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Heart Health

Infographic: Indicators of Hypertension Influenced by Flaxseed

Flaxseed contains omega-3 fatty acids, lignans and fiber that together may provide benefits to patients with cardiovascular disease; one study examined the effects of daily ingestion of flaxseed on systolic (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) in peripheral artery disease patients.
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Infographic: Effect of Dietary Flaxseed in CVD Patients

Flaxseed may aid in lowering cholesterol levels in a patient population with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
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Infographic: Examining Dietary Flaxseed's Influence on Central Blood Pressure

Although dietary flaxseed has proven a powerful nutritional intervention in patients with hypertension and peripheral artery disease (PAD), its specific influence on central blood pressure (cBP) has been less elucidated.
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Blood Sugar Management

Infographic: Flaxseed Impacts Markers of Blood Glucose

A growing body of evidence suggests flaxseed consumption may protect against the progression of prediabetes to type 2 diabetes by reducing lipid and glucose concentrations; researchers set out to examine the effect of flaxseed on biomarkers associated with prediabetes.
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Infographic: Type 2 Diabetics and Flaxseed Gum

The consumption of flax mucilage is being researched for potential benefits on blood glucose and cholesterol levels, with potential applications in patients with type 2 diabetes.
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Infographic: The Effect of Flaxseed Powder on Diabetes Management

Exploratory studies incorporating flaxseed in recipes resulted in reduced glycemic index of the food items, leading to the notion that flaxseed supplementation may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes.
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