Re: Linseed -cooked ok?


Are you speaking of this product?:

If so, "cooked" may be the term used to describe the stabilization of the flax after it is ground. Here in the US, we can buy ground, stabilized flax that does not require refrigeration after grinding. The fatty acids are very unstable and can go rancid quickly. "Cooked" is a bit of a misnomer because applying heat will destroy the essential fatty acids (EFAs). Since this product specifically lists the EFA content, it should be adequate.

Kathleen (KFG in KCMO)
Director, ECIR, Inc.
Missouri - Dec 2005

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