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Posted by: anna meihuizen | 2010/03/16

if a diet says linseed oil can you use linseeds

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Dear Anna
Yes you can use linseeds instead of linseed oil, but just keep in mind that the oil is a much more concentrated form of linseed. The seeds only contain about 37% oil, so you would need to eat 3 teaspoons of seeds for every teaspoon of oil that you require.
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Posted by: DietDoc | 2010/03/16

Dear Anna
Yes you can use linseeds instead of linseed oil, but just keep in mind that the oil is a much more concentrated form of linseed. The seeds only contain about 37% oil, so you would need to eat 3 teaspoons of seeds for every teaspoon of oil that you require.
Best regards
DietDoc

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