28 Jun '15, 12am

#chia #smoothie FTW! Check these facts about this fab seed and enjoy the recipe!

#chia #smoothie FTW! Check these facts about this fab seed and enjoy the recipe!

Long before Chia Pets were a pop culture fad, Chia seeds were considered a staple of the Aztecs. According to Keren Gilbert MS, RD , a registered dietitian and certified nutritionist, this ancient “superfood” is an item that everyone should incorporate into their daily diet. “Chia seeds are rich in many nutrients including antioxidants, minerals, fiber, protein and Omega-3 fatty acids,” notes Gilbert, Founder and President of Decision Nutrition™, a nutrition consulting firm. “In addition to nutritional benefits, Chia seeds are low in calories and are a great supplement for weight loss because they are an appetite suppressant.” Chia seeds are considered hydrophilic or “water-loving” and can absorb nearly 12 times their weight in water. Gilbert explains that this process can prolong hydration and regulate the body’s absorption of nutrients to keep clients feeling full longer...

Full article: http://eco-chick.com/2014/08/30392/eco-chick-eats-chia-se...

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