Chia Seeds (Salvia Hispanica): Benefits, Side Effects, Nutrition

Chia Seeds: Benefits, Side Effects, Nutrition (Salvia Hispanica)Chia seeds are harvested from the Salvia hispanicaplant, a type of sage in the mint family. The seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids and have versatile uses in the kitchen. Chia seeds were a staple of the ancient Aztec diet, and they are now grown commercially in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Mexico. Australia is the biggest producer of chia seeds, which is now marketed under various names. Even the oil extracted from chia seeds are found to have a high nutritional value. Both, seeds and oils are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, antoxidants and amino acids…MORE: