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Retraction Note: Impact of weight loss diet associated with flaxseed on inflammatory markers in men with cardiovascular risk factors: a clinical study

The original article was published in Nutrition Journal 2015 14:5

The Editor is retracting this article [1] because of concerns raised after publication with respect to the methods and the statistical analysis [2] which the authors have not been able to adequately address [2]. We apologise to all affected parties for the inconvenience caused. All authors support this retraction.

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    Cassani RSL, Fassini PG, Silvah JH, Lima CMM, Marchini JS. Impact of weight loss diet associated with flaxseed on inflammatory markers in men with cardiovascular risk factors: a clinical study. Nutr J. 2015;14:5.

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    Dimova RB, Allison, DB. Inappropriate statistical method in a parallel-group randomized controlled trial results in unsubstantiated conclusions. Nutr J 2016, doi:10.1186/s12937-016-0163-z.

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Correspondence to Priscila Giacomo Fassini.

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The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/1475-2891-14-5.

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