Flax seeds are really good for your insides too, so you could always keep them and sprinkle them on your cereal or add them to smoothies.

To make the hair gel, you do need the whole seeds. It really doesn't make a difference it you get the brown or golden, but the golden looks better.
3a/3b Medium Texture & Normal Porosity
Modified CG since November 2009
Low Poo - (Once in a while) True Polaris Solid Shampoo Bar
CO-wash/Condish - (I'm lazy, one step only!) True Polaris Solid Conditioner Bars
Styling - True Polaris Truly Curly Styling Gel I add 'cones in summer Truly Frizz Free Hair Serum
I plop and defuse daily

I love MUSE