These days, it's impossible to avoid hearing about the incredible nutritional benefits of chia seeds. However, most of the ways you generally come across using this top superfood are sweet - think smoothies, puddings and baked goods.
If you've been on the lookout for a savoury dish that chia appears in, look no further than this tantalising linguine al limone with grilled chia chicken recipe. W... ››› more
It's believed that the ancient Aztecs and Mayans filled up on chia seeds before they headed into battle. So how are these tiny seeds still relevant today when we're not preparing to do battle?
You've probably heard that this superfood packs a serious punch of nutrition. Brimming with fibre, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and various micronutrients, chia seeds are excellent for many aspects of you... ››› more
If you've been looking for a breakfast that calms inflammation and prevents cancer, look no further than chia pudding! Both for great your thyroid and breasts, chia seeds are chockfull of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which also help balance your hormones and lower your risk of heart disease.
Some research has even found that chia seeds have a regulating effect on insulin resistance, which m... ››› more
Believe it or not, but chia seeds aren't anything new. In fact, they've been a vital part of the human diet for more than 5000 words!
The word “chia” originally comes from the Mayan word for “strength”. Needless to say, the seed was a staple for the Mayans and Aztecs, who ground chia seeds into a flour, pressed them for oil, and drank them mixed with water.
So what makes these tiny ... ››› more
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