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Flax Oil vs Flax Powder

Is there a difference between taking flax oil or flax powder(ground up seeds). Flax oil can be pretty expensive seeds are pretty darn cheap. I assume you’d probably have to ingest more of the powder but nonetheless.

Any opinions?

Anyone?

Yes difference You get a nice dose of fiber with the flax meal. Id use it

Phill

Yeah as Phill said the flax seed/powder is both healthy fats and fiber, whereas the flax oil is primarily just a healthy fat- similar to fish oil.

Do both.