Chia seeds were celebrated by the Aztecs for their medicinal properties. They help keep you satisfied because they are a great source of protein, linoleic and alpha-linolenic fatty acids and fibre. They also contain phenolic compounds with strong antioxidant properties.
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This recipe will show you one way I love to incorporate them! Chia puddings are delicious and simple. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different types of milk, sweetener and toppings.