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Nutrients improved health factors in those on dialysis
Those on dialysis to cleanse the blood when the kidneys stop working often have inflammation and abnormal blood lipids, raising chances for heart problems. Doctors wanted to see if flax could improve lipid profiles...In this study, 30 people on dialysis with high triglycerides and low levels of HDL—the good cholesterol—ate their normal diet with or without 4 grams (1/7th ounce) of flaxseed per day. After eight weeks, compared to no flaxseed, the flaxseed group saw triglycerides, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and...