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  • What's the first thing you think of when I say "chia seeds"?

  • If you're like most Americans, you will immediately sing the jingle "Ch-ch-chia pet"

  • Yes we are indeed talking about the same seeds people grow on Chia Pets

  • The sprouts are nutritious but we're mainly discussing consumption of the

  • actual seeds, which are even more nutritious than the sprouts.

  • Just how nutritious are they? Ounce for ounce, chia seeds have more Omega-3

  • essential fatty acids than salmon

  • more calcium than milk and more protein than any other plant-based food

  • including soy and unlike soy, chia protein is complete

  • containing all essential fatty acids not just some

  • chia seeds are also rich in anti-oxidants

  • phytonutrients, and soluble fiber. The high fiber content helps weight watchers

  • maintain a feeling of fullness

  • which can help them eat less. Chia seeds can help diabetics control their blood sugar

  • because the soluble fiber helps slow the glucose rush when eating

  • best of all, chia seeds have a very neutral taste

  • which means they can be incorporated into the diet almost effortlessly

  • sprinkle some chia seeds into your morning oatmeal, a cup of yogurt,

  • or a smoothie. Bake them into breads, muffins

  • cookies and snacks. This video is sponsored by Vici Vitality Premium Chia

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What's the first thing you think of when I say "chia seeds"?

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Why You Should Eat Chia Seeds

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    Sunny Yuan posted on 2014/12/12
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