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What are good sources of lignans?

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Two especially good sources of lignans, a type of phytonutrient, are flaxseeds and sesame seeds.

From: Phytonutrients WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Duyff, R. Wiley, 2012. American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide,

U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Phytonutrient FAQs."

Oregon State University Linus Pauling Institute: "Carotenoids;" "Isothiocyanates;" "Soy isoflavones;" "Resveratrol;" "Flavonoids;" and "Lignans."

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements: "Vitamin A."

Chow, H. August 2011. Pharmacological Research,

Tanaka, T. , Nov. 24, 2011. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology

Kelly, G. , June 2011. Alternative Medicine Review

National Cancer Institute: "Cruciferous vegetables and cancer prevention."

American Cancer Society: "Ellagic acid."

Butts, MS. , Sept. 20, 2013. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr

 

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on October 29, 2018

SOURCES:

Duyff, R. Wiley, 2012. American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide,

U.S. Department of Agriculture: "Phytonutrient FAQs."

Oregon State University Linus Pauling Institute: "Carotenoids;" "Isothiocyanates;" "Soy isoflavones;" "Resveratrol;" "Flavonoids;" and "Lignans."

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements: "Vitamin A."

Chow, H. August 2011. Pharmacological Research,

Tanaka, T. , Nov. 24, 2011. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology

Kelly, G. , June 2011. Alternative Medicine Review

National Cancer Institute: "Cruciferous vegetables and cancer prevention."

American Cancer Society: "Ellagic acid."

Butts, MS. , Sept. 20, 2013. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr

 

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on October 29, 2018

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