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Anyone know whether flaxseed is allowed?

Discussion in 'Dukan Diet' started by Jennifer_Walker, 29 June 2011 Social URL.

  1. Jennifer_Walker

    Jennifer_Walker Full Member

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    I'm curious as to whether I can add flaxseed to my diet? It's a great antioxidant. I have a bag in my freezer that is going to waste. Would you suggest substituting the tolerated wheat bran a day for the flaxseed? What about making the Dukan bread with it?

    Thanks for any input! :)
     
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    I'm pretty sure Flaxseed is the alternative name for linseed, so the same answer applies as in the thread below - it's very high in fat, (42%) and so not suitable for Dukan.
     
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    Thank you, I didn't know that! I will read below. I guess it stays in the freezer. :p
     
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    It can come out of freezer when you stabilize - it's great stuff, really good for you (just not so good for the weightloss stage).

    Flax must be one of the most useful plants in earth - linen, seeds, bran, lovely flowers - and oil for cricket bats!
     
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    I saw several fields of flax in bloom last week, a lovely blue across the whole field.
     
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    So I can have it in consolidation? I wonder what would be an allowable amount?
     
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    Stabilisation, to be strict - (unless you added it to your gala meals!)
     
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