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CHIA SEEDS….FOOD FOR CHAMPIONS!

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WHAT ARE CHIA SEEDS?

Chia seeds come from a flowering plant belonging to the mint family. The scientific name is Salvia hispanica. This annual herb grows over 3 feet tall and produces attractive clusters of purple or white flowers. They have a renowned lineage, being they were a staple food for ancient cultures.
These magical seeds are not only historic, but today they are extremely popular and considered fuel for endurance athletes. Chia’s soluble fiber is proven to slow digestion inevitably keeping you energized much longer.  They can help you slim down, give you an extra boost of natural energy to tough out that intense workout and improve your skin!  Definitely, love at first “chew.”


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These affordable, chemical-free seeds
are also great for :

– Lowering cholesterol and blood pressure
– Baking…can be used as a butter substitute
– Control sugar cravings( which aids in weight loss)
– Improving memory
– Detoxifying 


 
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For more great, quick and easy Chia recipes click here
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Click on image, for even more recipes…Guess you’ve noticed, we’ve fallen in love with chia seeds. Hope you enjoy them too! Let us know what you think about them. Email us: info@fitnessgalore.net