Lignans May Benefit Men’s Health in a Variety of Ways

Lignans May Benefit Men’s Health in a Variety of Ways

Reduced Risk of Prostate Cancer

Several studies show that men who take lignans on a daily basis have a reduced incidence of prostate cancer. Some reports from men experiencing prostate swelling reported reduced swelling within just 30 days of taking lignans. Read more about lignans and prostate health

Reduced Risk of Colon Cancer

The high fiber content of flaxseed hulls, rich in lignan, may reduce the risk of colon cancer. Multiple studies show a reduced risk in subjects that ate a diet high in lignan compared to the subjects who did not. Read more about lignans and colon cancer prevention

Hair Health

Lignans inhibit the conversion of testosterone to Dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT accumulates in the hair follicles and can sometimes be the cause of hair loss. Reducing DHT may help improve hair health. Read more about lignans and natural hair growth

Reduction of Cholesterol

Several studies show that taking lignans daily can reduce cholesterol by up to 20%. If cholesterol is only marginally high, the amount of statin drugs may be able to be reduced when taking lignans as well. Read more about lignans and reduction in cholesterol here


Lignans are one of the best sources of anti-oxidants. Anti oxidants help build and maintain the immune system. Read more about antioxidant value in lignans here

Maintaining Testosterone Levels

Lignans may be able to help men maintain testosterone levels by inhibiting the conversion of testosterone into Dihydrostestosterone. Read more about the role of lignans in testosterone and prostate health here

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