Chia

Increase Omega-3 for Heart Health

…the Salvia hispanica plant, also known as chia. From all indications and research, chia works just as well as fish oil when it comes to lowering levels of triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, while raising beneficial HDL cholesterol. Another study found that chia consumption not only raised HDL cholesterol…

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The Health Benefits of Chia

What is Chia? Chia was first cultivated in the southern part of Mexico next to Guatemala. It has a long history of use among the Aztec and Mayan cultures. To the Aztecs, chia was an integral part of their diet, as well as a key component in their religious ceremonies. Their warriors also utilized it…

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Weekly Update for September 9, 2013

…visit my Tumblr minisite! This week’s issue covers: * Clear Your Skin With a Good Digestive Cleaning * The Truth About the Lyme Disease Epidemic * Chia: An Excellent Source of Omega-3 Also, coming up on my blog this week: * 7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Ginseng – Tuesday, September 10 * Warming Foods for…

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Chia Seed Berry Pudding

…sweet taste. Chia seeds are rich in polyunsaturated fats, especially omega-3 fatty acids, making them one of the richest plant-based sources of these fatty acids. The omega-3s in chia seeds can help reduce inflammation, enhance cognitive performance and reduce high cholesterol. Chia seeds are also…

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Weekly Update for January 27, 2014

…interested in digestive health and healthy diet please visit my Tumblr minisite! This week’s e-newsletter issue covers: * What is Ashwagandha? * Chia Pudding Recipe Also, coming up on my blog this week: * CHANGE YOUR LIFE – Why You Should Walk, January 28 * Q&A: Coconut Oil – Wednesday, January…

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Weekly Update for November 4, 2013

…issue covers: * Omega-3 for Heart Health * Prevent Gout Naturally * The Two Most Common Causes of Back Pain Also, coming up on my blog this week: * Chia Pudding Recipe – Wednesday, November 6 * 7 Steps to Healthy Sleep – Friday, November 8 Be sure to visit again in a couple days! Now it’s your…

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Weekly Update for December 2, 2013

…Amazing Arthritis Antidotes * Natural Remedies for Nausea * Do It Yourself Allergy Tests Also, coming up on my blog this week: * The Health Benefits of Chia – Wednesday, December 4 * Massage Away Diabetic Lesions – Friday, December 6 Be sure to visit again in a couple days! Now it’s your turn: What…

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Addiction to Alcohol Recovery, Part IV: Detox Your Body

…ribose powder, a tablespoon or two of lecithin granules, ice and sometimes half a banana to complete the drink. I often add two tablespoons of either chia or ground flaxseed as well. It’s an easy and cost-effective way to increase glutathione levels and has dozens of other health benefits. Water-based…

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