April 24, 2018


Lignans are a phytoestrogen as found in flax, sesame, rye, wheat, oat, barley, brassica vegetables, and red wine. Links to Plants Containing Lignans   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This […]
May 14, 2018

Flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum) Research

Latin Name: Linum usitatissimum Family: Linaceae Eating flaxseed may help with reducing cholesterol and blood sugar levels.  It has also shown in some research to help with estrogen levels in menopausal women, possibly aiding in the reduction of hot flashes and osteoporosis. RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a […]
October 28, 2018

What are 3 foods that may help with weight loss?

Losing weight can be a daunting task.  Eating right is an important part of the equation.  I found some human studies demonstrating that the foods and herbs listed below may be helpful. Try incorporating oats, flax, and grapefruit into your diet!  Further, cinnamon, apple cider vinegar, and green tea may […]
December 11, 2018


Omega-3 fatty acids are essential to our health, and found in the following plant sources: walnuts, flaxseeds, hemp, chia seeds, pecans, hazelnuts, canola oil, and algae. They are also found in fish. Links to Plants Containing Omega-3   RESEARCH WOUND HEALING A flaxseed oil omega 3 fatty acid supplement in […]