Flaxseed extract exhibits mucosal protective effect in acetic acid induced colitis in mice by modulating cytokines, antioxidant and antiinflammatory mechanisms

Highlights​

• Flaxseed extract reduces IFN-γ and TNF-α in acetic acid induced colitis in mice.
• Flaxseed extract increases IL-17 levels in acetic acid induced colitis in mice.
• Flaxseed extract reduces the malondialdehyde activity in acetic acid colitic mice.
• Flaxseed extract reduces the myeloperoxidase activity in acetic acid colitic mice.
• Flaxseed extract increases the antioxidant activity in acetic acid colitic mice.
• Flaxseed extract retains mucin secreting goblet cells in acetic acid colitic mice.

Flaxseed extract exhibits mucosal protective effect in acetic acid induced colitis in mice by modulating cytokines, antioxidant and antiinflammatory mechanisms

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If you eat mucous forming foods, like a lot of potato, many grains, most meats, dairy, as a high % of diet, these illnesses will often hit much harder.

Lowering foods with Sunflower oil as the chief oil is a very wise thing to contemplate, tough if you are a snack junkie, but Omega6 is probably at the centre of many problems!

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