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Does flax seed loses its properties after smashing it?

I am from Santiago, Chile, and here there has been recently this rumour that smashed flax seed loses its properties in around ~4 hours. Does any one knows something about this? Basically, the rumors ...
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Do flax seeds lose any of their nutritional benefits if cooked?

I found a recipe on the internet in which half a cup of ground flax seeds are added to the mixture to make muffins. Since there is flour and sugar in it I was wondering if that defeats the purpose of ...
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Should flax seeds be crushed to be a good egg substitute?

When I'm looking up egg substitutes, one of the easiest (for me) is making a slurry of flax seeds and water. However, I noticed there is a difference between using the flax seeds whole and breaking ...
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What differences are there between Chia and Flax Eggs?

In substituting Flax Eggs (milled/ground flax seeds in a water slurry, after they congeal) for regular eggs, I have found them to be a versatile aide in baking and thickening any number of dishes. I ...