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  1. Miss Macaw

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    Hi everyone

    Was just contemplating packets of linseed/flax in Holland and Barrett... want to try using it ground up as 'flour'.

    Does anyone know the difference between golden linseed and brown linseed? Apart from the colour...

    Thanks!
     
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    brown has more carbs from what ive seen x
     
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    it has? I didn't know that one.
     
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    i was checking out brown flax seedes in tesco the other day and was shocked to see they were much higher in carbs
     
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    Glad I never used the brown then, I didn't actually realise there was more than one type.
     
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    Strange... looked at the nutritional info on both types in H&B (Neal's Yard) and they are exactly the same, though perhaps they just slapped on the same labels. Anyway, I bought the golden ones just to be on the safe side. Going to try a muffin in a minute...
     
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    could be hun , i looked at tescos versus the linusit gold ones.
     
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