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Flax Seed’s Power Over Cancer June 23, 2009

Posted by mygiftofcancer in cancer.
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Flax seed is probably best known for its high fiber content, but I first heard about its potent cancer-fighting lignans when reading up on the famous Dr. Budwig’s Cancer Diet.

She recommends combining flax seed oil with quark (or cottage cheese, which is more readily available in the US). I couldn’t find either here, but after researching flax seed a bit more, I was impressed also by how researchers uncovered its power in the ground form when they added freshly ground flax seed meal to the diets of  prostrate cancer patients already scheduled for surgery. The men all experienced a slower rate of growth of their tumors. That’s pretty convincing! (more…)