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Flax Nutrition Profile

While flax is rich in protein, research suggests that its health benefits probably have more to do with its fatty acid and fibre profile.

Nutrient Profile of Flax seed
Proximate
100 grams
Food Energy 450 Kilocalories (Calories)
Fat* 41.0 grams
Total Dietary Fibre 28.0 grams
Protein 20.0 grams

*Analysed by the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS ) Official Method Am 2-93, which is based on the Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations Ltd. (FOSFA) Official Method. The American Organization of Analytical Chemists (AOAC International) Method 996.06 will produce a slightly lower fat content.

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