HUMP DAY HEALTHY EATS; CHIA SEEDS, THE SUPER FOOD

This sounds awesome! Although I haven’t heard of chia seed… must investigate that.

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  Chia Seeds are a super food.  They deliver a maximum amount of nutrients with minimum calories.  They are high in fiber, calcium, omega-3, antioxidants and protein.  Chia Seeds have been found to reduce food cravings by preventing some the food you eat from being absorbed into your system.  Chia seeds absorb 10 times their weight in water, forming a bulky gel.  Not only does this make you feel full longer, this chia gel also works to hydrate your body.  

There is evidence that shows they reduce blood pressure and are a heart healthy food due to the large amount of Omega-3 they contain (more than salmon!).  Omega-3 also fights against inflammation causing arthritis pain.  Due to the fact that chia seeds slow down the break down of carbohydrates into simple sugars, they work to control your blood sugar, which is fantastic for all sorts of reasons (diabetes…

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