03 Mar '12, 3pm

The Appeal of Ch-ch-ch-chia Seeds | Care2 Healthy Living

The Appeal of Ch-ch-ch-chia Seeds | Care2 Healthy Living

First thing to do when addressing the subject of chia, is to appropriately address the idiomatic elephant in the room. Chia seeds, while enormously nutritious and hearty in their own right, are much more widely recognized as the raw ingredient for the novelty Chia Pet . For those of you who missed this chapter in American pop culture, the illustrious Chia Pet was a phenomenon in the 1980s and was simply an animal-shaped terracotta figurine used to sprout chia seeds. The novelty aspect was the chia would cover the animal in a lush green shag that resembled fur and people could not get enough of Chia Pets (the 80s were a decidedly anemic time for culture in America). Fast forward to the present and we have the chia seed resurfacing as an ingredient, nutritional supplement and relative super food. Now to be clear, this is not a pet. It is simply chia seeds for your eating ple...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/the-appeal-of-ch-ch-ch-c...

Tweets

4 Natural Treatments for Spring Allergies | Care2 Healthy Living: This year, consider skipping the antihistamine...

4 Natural Treatments for Spring Allergies | Car...

care2.com 04 Mar '12, 12am

By Margaret Badore for DietsInReview.com Are you looking for a way to ease spring allergies without taking any antihistami...

Penguins in the Wild (Video) | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 03 Mar '12, 11pm

Hello, I saw this on Care2 and thought you'd like it as well. Care2 is the largest and most trusted information and action...

Horse & Dog Play Tag (Video) | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 03 Mar '12, 6pm

Hello, I saw this on Care2 and thought you'd like it as well. Care2 is the largest and most trusted information and action...

Present Moment Pain | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 02 Mar '12, 7pm

“Perhaps everything terrible is in its being something that needs our love.” -Rainer Maria Rilke The last few days have be...

Clone Your Dog? | Care2 Healthy Living

Clone Your Dog? | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 02 Mar '12, 11pm

The Sooam Biotech Research Foundation in South Korea can clone dogs. The cost though, is about $100,000. Still, some consi...

Heirloom Seeds: Grow Them Out! | Care2 Healthy Living

Heirloom Seeds: Grow Them Out! | Care2 Healthy ...

care2.com 24 Feb '12, 1am

Jim Richardson is no scientist. He’s a National Geographic photographer . As such, he got to work on one of the most fasci...

Bananas: Fun Facts About the Superfood | Care2 Healthy Living

Bananas: Fun Facts About the Superfood | Care2 ...

care2.com 29 Feb '12, 4pm

Diana Herrington, now living in Northern Canada, turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others wit...

5 MORE Things to Start Making at Home | Care2 Healthy Living

5 MORE Things to Start Making at Home | Care2 H...

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 3pm

I recently posted the article 5 Things to Start Making at Home (which included resources to help you make handsoap, compos...

Cancer’s Favorite Ingredient | Care2 Healthy Living

Cancer’s Favorite Ingredient | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 05 Mar '12, 9pm

The average American eats 70 grams of fructose per day — a number triple the recommended daily limit. A study published la...

80+ Items You Can Compost

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 11pm

On February 23, you posted an article from The Nature Conservancy titled “Worms of Your Own.” http://www.care2.com/greenli...

2000 Dolphins (Amazing Video) | Care2 Healthy L...

care2.com 28 Feb '12, 9pm

Hello, I saw this on Care2 and thought you'd like it as well. Care2 is the largest and most trusted information and action...

How to be Present in the Moment | Care2 Healthy Living

How to be Present in the Moment | Care2 Healthy...

care2.com 09 Mar '12, 8pm

Last night, I dug out an old book from my mother’s self-nurture treasury. Written in Hindi, the book’s title roughly trans...

Onions for Health | Care2 Healthy Living

Onions for Health | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 22 Feb '12, 4pm

Diana Herrington, now living in Northern Canada, turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others wit...

Simple Living Inspiration | Care2 Healthy Living

Simple Living Inspiration | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 23 Feb '12, 3pm

Do you desire a simpler life? One with fewer distractions, less stress, and more hands-on, fulfilling activities? These bi...

Cows Don’t Make Milk | Care2 Healthy Living

Cows Don’t Make Milk | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 24 Feb '12, 11pm

By Rebecca Carter, Co-Founder of Ecorazzi.com and Healthy Living Guest Blogger It took me a long time to understand that d...