Benefits of Flaxseed Meal for Weight Loss


Were the flaxseed studies showing 20-pounds of weight loss just flukes?

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What else can flax seeds do? See:
• Flax Seeds for Hypertension (
• Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Clinical Evidence (
• Can Flax Seeds Help Prevent Breast Cancer? (
• Flaxseed vs. Prostate Cancer (
• Flax Seeds for Breast Pain (
• Flaxseeds vs. Diabetes (
• Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention (

But what about the cyanide? What?! See How Well Does Cooking Destroy the Cyanide in Flaxseeds? ( and Should We Be Concerned About the Cyanide from Flaxseed? (

Some other weight loss videos (with tons more to come given my upcoming new book on the subject!):
• Eating More to Weigh Less (
• Nutrient Dense Approach to Weight Management (
• Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help with Weight Loss? (
• Can Morbid Obesity Be Reversed through Diet? (
• The Weight Loss Program that Got Better with Time (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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