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Kitchen Fun: Got Chia Seeds? | Care2 Healthy Living

Kitchen Fun: Got Chia Seeds? | Care2 Healthy Living

Imagine a plant food that is naturally rich in protein, an excellent source of dietary fiber and, according to Dr. Andrew Weil , has more omega-3 fatty acids than flax seeds. Just a small amount of this food provides energy for long periods of physical exertion (think marathon running). What is this magical food? Chia seeds , of course. Chia in History While it may be strange to think of these little seeds (which are about the size of sesame seeds) as a serious source of nutrition and even the foundation of a meal, they were an agriculturally important crop to the ancient Aztecs, even as important as corn, beans, and amaranth, according to the USDA Agricultural Research Service . The state of Chiapas in Mexico is even named after the seed. Chia seeds, or Salvia hispanica as they are scientifically known, were a highly valued food source in their endemic region of Mesoameri...

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