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Thread: Question(s) about FLAX SEEDS?

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    Default Question(s) about FLAX SEEDS?

    Can anyone tell me how to count flax seeds (rather than flax oil)?

    I grind my own (in my coffee grinder) and need to know how to count them - for points. Also, can they fill an oil or partial oil serving? For example

    How much is 1 tbsp (measured before ground) or
    How much is 1 tbsp (measured AFTER ground)?

    Or 1 teaspoon if that info is more readily available??? I add to yogurt and shakes to increase Omega 3's in my diet. I also make my own "bars" and would like to figure out the points as they keep well in the fridge and actually SATISFY me. TIA
    Susan

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    Default Re: Question(s) about FLAX SEEDS?

    Whole flax seeds does not have any points as far as I know, because the body doesn't absorb them. Their benefit comes from the fiber! (so that cannot be counted against the oils!)

    ground, not sure!

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