Superfood: Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are native to southern and central Mexico and Guatemala and were cultivated by the Aztecs who considered it a superfood. Aztec warriors were said to have sustained themselves for an entire day on a single tablespoon of chia seeds. Chia seeds disappeared from the region after the Spanish conquest because the Spaniards banned foods that were linked to Aztec tradition. Today, chia seeds have seen a dramatic resurgence as a superfood and are popular among health-conscious consumers. Chia seeds are an excellent source of fiber and antioxidants, a good source of calcium, a good source of plant based

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