August 25, 2015 Notable Research Study: Flaxseed and Blood Pressure

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Research Study:  Effects of flaxseed supplements on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trial.

Authors: Ursoniu S, Sahebkar A, Andrica F, Serban C, Banach M 
Source: Clin Nutr. 2015 May 29. pii: S0261-5614(15)00144-2. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2015.05.012. 
Background:  Many experimental and clinical trials suggested that flaxseed might be a potent antihypertensive, but the evidences concerning the effects of flaxseed supplements on blood pressure (BP) has not been fully conclusive. We aimed to assess the impact of the effects of flaxseed supplements on blood pressure through systematic review of literature and meta-analysis of available randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Full Article>