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Chia Seed Me!

Need a kick start for your Monday? Try Chia Seeds.



Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from the plant Salvia hispanica, which is related to the mint. These tiny seeds pack a powerful nutritional punch. Chia seeds are whole-grain, non-GMO and naturally free of gluten. A one-ounce (28 grams) serving of chia seeds contains (1):

  • Fiber: 11 grams.

  • Protein: 4 grams.

  • Fat: 9 grams (5 of which are omega-3s).

  • Calcium: 18% of the RDI.

  • Manganese: 30% of the RDI.

  • Magnesium: 30% of the RDI.

  • Phosphorus: 27% of the RDI.

  • They also contain a decent amount of zinc, vitamin B3 (niacin), potassium, vitamin B1 (thiamine) and vitamin B2.

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/11-proven-health-benefits-of-chia-seeds

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