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Table 1 Composition of daily supplemental flaxseed bread and wheat bran bread*

From: Flaxseed supplementation improved insulin resistance in obese glucose intolerant people: a randomized crossover design

Measures Flaxseed Wheat bran
Energy (kcal/d) 453 398
Carbohydrate (g/d) 72.2 83.4
Fiber (g/d) 13.1 18.6
Protein (g/d) 16.8 14.8
Fat (g/d) 16.4 6.0
Saturated fatty acids (g/d) 6.6 0.8
Monounsaturated fatty acids (g/d) 4.5 1.3
Polyunsaturated fatty acids (g/d) 5.0 3.2
Omega 3 fatty acid (g/d) 8.4 0.1
Omega 6 fatty acid (g/d) 2.5 2.9
  1. *Composition of flaxseed and wheat bran bread was reported previously [37].
  2. Composition of daily supplemental flaxseed bread and wheat bran bread are based on ingredient analysis using Food Processor Software (version 10.5.1, ESHA Research, Salem, OR).