Reasons to eat chia seeds, the fiber-rich superfood

Chia seeds are popular among health buffs for a reason. This superfood is tiny but packed with many vitamins and minerals. Eating chia seeds can also boost your heart health. The nutrient profile of chia seeds Chia seeds refer to the tiny black seeds of the plant Salvia hispanica, which is related to mint. In ancient times, Aztecs … Continue reading Reasons to eat chia seeds, the fiber-rich superfood

Why chia seeds, an ancient superfood, are worth having in your pantry

In ancient times, the Mayan and Aztec civilizations relied on chia seeds as a dietary staple. These days, chia seeds have taken their ranks among some of the world’s healthiest superfoods. Chia seeds are loaded with nutrients, but they contain a minimal calorie content. If your pantry is in need of more nutrient-dense but affordable … Continue reading Why chia seeds, an ancient superfood, are worth having in your pantry

Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Source: Health Benefits of Chia Seeds by Dr. Edward Group Health awareness is increasing everywhere and so is the demand for healthy foods. Arguably, prepackaged and processed food unnecessarily pollute the can-be-simple process of providing our bodies with nutrition. In response, many people look to whole, raw foods that have traditional appreciation. If you want to … Continue reading Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Chia seeds contain 7.5 times the omega-3 content of salmon, as well as the highest protein content of any edible seed

A close relative of sage, chia (Salvia hispanica) has long been a major food crop of indigenous peoples from modern-day Mexico up through the modern U.S. Southwest. On long-distance runs, some native peoples would consume nothing more than chia seeds mixed with water. If anything deserves the title of “superfood,” chia does. Chia seeds are … Continue reading Chia seeds contain 7.5 times the omega-3 content of salmon, as well as the highest protein content of any edible seed

Pack Your Nutrient Dense Smoothies with Chia Seeds

Years ago, we all saw the chia pets advertised on TV or on department store selves. Perhaps, you even have one of these sprout-covered clay sculptures sitting on your counter right now. But you might not know that the chia seeds that create that fluffy green afro are packed with amazing benefits for your health. … Continue reading Pack Your Nutrient Dense Smoothies with Chia Seeds

Seeds of life: Keep your food supply alive after SHTF

Foraging wild seeds is a valuable skill to have in a total collapse scenario or after SHTF. The plants are always there, but most people don’t have the training to recognize them. While most people see dead lands after prolonged droughts, the trained eyes see things that can make them survive. A sunbaked land where nothing … Continue reading Seeds of life: Keep your food supply alive after SHTF

Seed starting 101: 4 Good reasons to start seeds indoors

Though it’s possible to grow a vegetable garden by buying seedlings from your local garden center, it’s better to start your garden by growing seeds indoors. For one, it’s way cheaper than buying seedlings every time you want to grow something. Plus, you can buy seeds for more varieties than you will find for sale as … Continue reading Seed starting 101: 4 Good reasons to start seeds indoors

Indigenous communities are tackling food security and protecting the environment by saving seeds

The Wuhan coronavirus pandemic has upended the global food supply chain, revealing a fragile global food system strained in large part by agrochemical companies’ privatization of seeds. But at the same time, it’s also showed how seed banks can help combat hunger in times of crisis. Indigenous seed banks, in particular, may have a key role to play in addressing global … Continue reading Indigenous communities are tackling food security and protecting the environment by saving seeds