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Are Chia Seeds the Next Super Food?

Updated on June 19, 2011

Chia Seeds Super Food

Have you heard of all the benefits the amazing little Chia seed has? If so, you might be asking yourself too if Chia seeds are going to be the next super food. This tiny little seed, which is a member of the mint family, is quite the powerhouse. They are kosher, not genetically modified and completely gluten free. The use of these seeds in an everyday diet can be traced back to the ancient Aztecs where warriors ate them while in battle. This seed is now being brought back into the limelight as the new super food.

Chia seeds have large amounts of fiber and protein. They hold tons of other important nutrients such as iron, omega-3 and omega-6. They are all natural and free of chemicals and other hazardous materials. They are gluten free, so they can easily be added to any diet to reduce the amount of gluten or fat. They work to stabilize your blood pressure and help you loose weight.

Chia seeds have been proven to provide energy and strength to the human body. They also promote digestion and natural detoxification. Chia seeds work to clean the small intestine over time. Your body will slowly rid itself of built up material, leaving you feeling lighter and cleaner. Chia seeds also allow you to loose weight healthfully and without hunger pangs. Since the seeds expand, they take up more room in your stomach convincing your body that it is full. You will be able to control your cravings and follow your meal plan without pain.

Most importantly, chia seeds are easy to cook with and can be added into your diet. By creating chia “gel” you can easily mix it into smoothies, replace the fatty substance in your foods or eat it alone. The seed absorbs 12 times its weight in water, so you only need a small amount of water and seeds to have a large end product. Since chia seeds take on the taste of whatever they are soaked in, add them to your morning juice or coffee. You can also grind chia seeds to create “chia flour” or simply eat them raw. Add them into sandwiches, soups and other meal items for a nice, nutty crunch.

Chia seeds are the new super food, and everyone should take advantage of the easy and delicious ways to add them to your diet. You will be amazed at the results when you eat chia seeds over time. Chia seeds are inexpensive, never go rancid and easy to add to your diet, so pick up your first bag as soon as you can!

If anyone would like to tell us your recipes or how you eat your chia seeds please email us at , would also love to hear how they have improved any health problems. Thanks


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      Teylina 6 years ago

      Thanks for the info!