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Sunday, December 18, 2011

How Do Chia Seeds Help Fight Diabetes?

Chia is indigenous to Central America, mainly Mexico and Guatemala. This flowering plant was once one of the most important crops cultivated by the ancient Aztecs and Mayas, and its seeds are eaten widely in different forms even today. The seeds, which are tiny and oval-shaped and can range in color from brown, gray, black to even white, yield an oil which is rich in alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid. The seeds can be eaten raw, and can be cooked with water

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