Under an Elsevier user license open archive Abstract From the rhizosphere of two salt tolerant plant species, Hordeum secalinum and Plantago winteri growing in a naturally salt meadow, strains were isolation on enrichment media for various plant growth-promoting PGP functions ACC deaminase activity, auxin synthesis, calcium phosphate mobilization and nitrogen fixation. Based on the taxonomic affiliation of the isolated bacteria and their enrichment medium 22 isolates were selected to test their growth promotion effect on the crop barley Hordeum vulgare under salt stress in pot experiment. In parallel the isolates were characterized in pure culture for their plant growth-promoting activities. Surprisingly the best promotors did not display a promising set of PGP activities.
Natural foods could be added to meat to reach those health-oriented consumers by boosting antioxidant levels, for example. Foods like flax seeds and tomatoes are healthy, associated with reduced risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease.
So, by making flax seed-tomato burgers, they figure they can reduce saturated fat intake and maybe eat less sugar somehow?
But then, I saw this study, and realized maybe that title was not too far off. Rarely do we see a dietary study of this caliber. A prospective, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomized trial—you know how hard that is in a nutrition study?
They created all these various flax- or placebo-containing foods, and even added bran and molasses to match the color and texture; so, it was all a big secret—until six months later, when they broke the code to see who ate which. Why test it on hypertension?
The flax seeds dropped systolic and diastolic up to 15 and 7. Compare that to powerful ACE inhibitors, like Vasotec, which may drop pressures only 5 and 2.
Calcium channel blockers, like Norvasc or Cardizem, 8 and 3—half of what the flax can do. Side effects include… Compare this list to the side effect of flax seeds—its pleasant nutty flavor. During the six-month trial, there were strokes and heart attacks in both groups.
Even if the flax seeds can cut risk in half, though, any avoidable risk is unacceptable. The prevalence of hypertension does increase dramatically with age, but not for everyone.
People who eat more plant-based diets or keep their salt intake low enough tend not to exhibit any change in blood pressure with advancing age. To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr.
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