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What are the Chia Seeds?
Chia seeds are one of nature’s rare, perfect, superfoods. Coveted by ancient aztec warriors, chia seeds are said to deliver incredible energy, life giving nutrients and essential fatty acids. There are many health benefits of chia seeds including that they are a complete vegan source of protein, have 50% more omega-3 than flax seeds, and 5g of filling fiber per serving. Suitable for both sweet and savory dishes, chiaseeds can be sprinkled on top of yogurt or salad, added to smoothies, baked into bread, used as a natural thickener for soups and sauces and even used to replace eggs and oil in baked dishes.

Chia was first used by the Aztecs as early as 3500 B.C. and was a cash crop in the centre of Mexico between 1500 and 900 B.C.  Chia was harvested in the Valley of Mexico between 2600 and 2000 B.C. by the Teotihuacan and Toltec civilizations and was one of the main components of the Aztec diet.

Today, many scientists have discovered more and more benefits of Chia seeds and in America, Chia seeds is categorised as a superfood!

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