Flaxseed can be taken in a variety of ways, and many people like to consume it through baked goods, such as breads, although some people are concerned that the heat of baking may affect some of the active components. The best dose has not yet been established.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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