There's more to chia seeds than Chia Pets.
Chia seeds are a superfood. They originated in the central valley of Mexico years and years ago, and as rumor has it, Aztecs used to sustain themselves for an entire day with just one tablespoon of chia (I don't recommend that).
With recent health crazes and a heightened awareness of what we're feeding our bodies, chia is now readily available as a food source in the U.S. You may have seen bags of it lining the aisles of Whole Foods, or checked it out on Amazon? Either way, here are five ways that you can incorporate the superfood into your diet, gaining all of the health benefits (calcium, protein, enhanced energy, better digestion) that the seeds have to offer.
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