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These web and published resources were consulted for the information on The Flax Page: Health and Nutrition section.

Ameriflax. (2005). Ameriflax Home Page. Retrieved October 13, 2005, from http://www.ameriflax.com

Anonymous.(2005). Flax is an ancient crop . Flax Council of Canada. Retrieved from http://www.flaxcouncil.ca.

Berglund, D. R. (2002). Flax: New uses and demands. Retrieved 2007, from NewCROP database http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/ncnu02/v5-358.html

Brooks J. D., Ward, W. E., Lewis, J. E., Hilditch, J., Nickell, L., Wong, E., & Thompson L. (2004, February)). Supplementation with flaxseed alters estrogen metabolism in postmenopausal women to a greater extent than does supplementation with an equal amount of soy. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 79, No. 2, 318-325.

Carter, J. (n.d.). Flaxseed as a functional food for people and as feed for other animals. Flax Institute of the United States brochure.

Chen, J, Stavro, P. M., and Thompson, L. U. (2002). Dietary flaxseed inhibits human breast cancer growth and metastasis and downregulates expression of insulin-like growth factor and epiderman growth factor receptor. Nutrition and Cancer. 43(2):187-92.

Flax Council of Canada. (2005). Flax Council of Canada Home Page. Retrieved October 2005, from http://flaxcouncil.ca/index.html.

Flax Institute of the United States. Proceedings of the Flax Institute of the United States. [various issues and dates]. Searchable database available at http://dp3.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/flax/index.cgi

FlaxUSA (n.d.). Golden flax seed: North Dakota's best. [Brochure].

Garden-Robinson, J. (2001, April 12). Some facts about flax. Prairie Fare. North Dakota State University Agricultural Communication. Retrieved from http://www.ext.nodak.edu/extnews/newsrelease/2001/041201/03prairi.htm

Garden-Robinson, J. (2003, January 23). Is it true what they say about flax? Prairie Fare. North Dakota State University Agricultural Communication. Retrieved from http://www.ext.nodak.edu/extnews/newsrelease/2003/012303/03prairi.htm

Golden Flax 4 U, Inc. (n.d.). Golden flax 4 u homepage. Retrieved November 17, 2004, from http://www.goldenflax4u.com

Magee, E. (2002) The flax cookbook. New York, New York: Marlowe & Company.

Manthey, F. (2000). NDSU researchers adding flax to pasta. Hulse, D. (ed.). Retrieved July 12, 2004, from http://www.ext.nodak.edu/extnews/newsrelease/2000/040600/03ndsure.htm

Muir, A. D. and Westcott, N. D. (2003). Flax: The genus Linum. New York, New York: Taylor & Francis.

New Straits Times. (2001). The benefits of flaxseed oil. Worldsources, Inc.

Prasad, K. (2003). Flaxseed in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Flax: The genus Linum. New York, New York: Taylor & Francis.

Stephen Vincent LLC. (n.d.). Flax facts. Retrieved October 19, 2005, from http://www.flaxoflife.net/flax_facts

Thompson, L. U., Chen, J. M., Strasser-Weippl, K., and Goss, P. E. (2005). Dietary flaxseed alters tumer biological maters in postemenopausal breast cancer. Cancer therapy:Clinical. America Association for Cancer Research. 11(10).

Thompson, L. U. & Cunnane, S. C. (Eds.). (2003). Flaxseed in human nutrition (2nd ed.). Champaign, Illinois: AOCS Press.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. (2005). USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 18. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page. Retrieved October 2005, from http://www.ars.usda.gov/main/site_main.htm?modecode=12354500

Vaisey-Genser, M. and Morris, D. H. (2003). History of the cultivation and uses of flaxseed. Flax: The genus Linum. New York, New York: Taylor & Francis Inc.

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