The effect of dietary flaxseed on patients with high blood pressure

Posted on 06.02.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Grant Pierce
Institution: St-Boniface Hospital Research Centre
Total WGRF Funding: $156,585
Co-Funders: MAFRD-Agri-Food Research & Development Initiative
Start Date: 2014
Project Length: 3 Years

The goal of this study is to determine if dietary flaxseed can reduce blood pressure in a patient population that has high blood pressure as its only disease and to determine if flaxseed can replace drugs currently used to control blood pressure in patients with high blood pressure.