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Flaxseed is a natural product that can be found in baked goods, eaten plain, or mixed in with drinks or foods. It contains several components that may provide health benefits, including alpha-linolenic acid (an omega-3 fatty acid), soluble fiber, and lignans (phytoestrogens). These compounds may help protect against cancer, lower cholesterol, promote colon health, and regulate blood sugar. Before using flaxseed, you should talk to your healthcare provider if you have high triglycerides, diabetes, or cancer.
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