* *ADVISORY* *Flaxseed (not flaxseed oil) may interfere with absorption of other medications, vitamins, and minerals. It should be taken an hour before or two hours after meals to avoid this problem.
CONCLUSION:Flaxseed has been used for many different reasons and most of the research is inconclusive. Where fish oil is available, it is a better choice for preventing heart disease.
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