Chia Seeds: The Latest Superfood

These omega-3, anti-inflammatory seeds are high in alpha lino-lenicacid and protein, and glutten free.  They help with digestion because they are high in fiber and can actually keep your blood sugar balanced.  They are an ancient Mexican seed from Chiapas.

  • 2 times the amount of protein than most grains
  • 3x the anti-oxidants of blueberries
  • 5 x more calcium than milk
  • 2 x the potassium in a banana
  • 3 x the iron in spinach

How do you eat them?1.  You can drink chia seeds in a shake, tea, juice and even coffee (which I haven't tried yet).

2.  Sprinkle them on a salad, in yogurt, on meat in soups or on veggie.  You can use them like you would sesame seeds.

3.  Soaked and then dried in a simple way to eat them to ensure you give a good dose each day. You can soak them in water for about 10  minutes.  About 2 cups of water for 1/3 cup of seeds.  Then eat a spoon of them a day.

 

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  • The benefits of chia seeds also can be obtained from chia oil, also known as Aceite de Chia , I've checked and I agree that chia is a super food

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