We are pleased to offer detailed scientific information concerning flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) as published in the American Botanical Council’s THE ABC CLINICAL GUIDE TO HERBS 2003 edition (click on “Read” for those 11 pages – along with the cover).
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That same safe and convenient stabilized ground flax seed is found in Simply Omega-3 and Mega Omega. In fact – stabilized ground flaxseed (the base of Simply Omega-3 and Mega Omega) from ENRECO®, Inc. (Omega Fields’ parent company) is the only branded product listed in the chapter on FLAX (Linum usitatissimum L.) - see page 148 - because ENRECO’s stabilized, ground flaxseed had been utilized in a clinical study concerning flax supplementation and prostate cancer*.
*Demark-Wahnefried W, Price DT, Polascik TJ, et al. Pilot study of dietary fat restriction and flaxseed supplementation in men with prostate cancer before surgery: Exploring the effects of hormonal levels, prostate-specific antigen, and histopathological features. Urology 2001;589:47-52 (see page 152). ... “Read”