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What are Chia seeds?

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Ever wondered what chia seeds are? Well chia seeds come from a dessert plant called salvia hispanica, They are a member of the mint family. Its more common name is "chia", its believed to originate from central America where the seed was a staple in the Aztec diet. Chia seeds has gained attention as a great source of omega-3 fatty acid. They also contain protein and minerals which include iron, calcium, magnesium and zinc. Research shows that using chia seeds as part of a healthy diet may help improve cardiovascular risk factors such as lowering cholesterol and blood pressure.

Best way to eat Chia seeds
Chia seeds can be eaten raw or prepared in a variety of different dishes. Sprinkle ground or whole chia seeds on cereal, rice, yogurt or vegetables. Chia seeds are also very absorbent and develop a gelatinous texture when soaked in water making it easy to mix them into cooked cereal or other dishes.

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What are superfoods?

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What are superfoods you may ask superfoods are a wide range of nutrient-rich natural foods such as berries, seeds, grains, algae, vegetables and fruits, which have a big effect on your body. They contain a large percentage of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids and antioxidants. Not like most healthy foods, which normally contain two or three particular nutritional properties, superfoods often have 12 or more.  

The modern diet is generally not as nutritious as it should be. There is plenty of unhealthy foods available, which are often easier to prepare and quicker to eat than their healthy counterparts. However, unhealthy eating is not good for your body, your skin, your hair and your immune system-it even impacts your emotional state. On the other hand a daily diet that includes superfoods gives your body everything it n…