Chia Seeds touted as Healthy Diet Addition for their Omega-3
Fatty Acids and Fiber
October 20th, 2009 article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer by Kate Spector
Most Americans of a certain age associate chia seeds with kitshy sprout covered figures.
But many well-known healthy eating advocates - including the Cleveland Clinic's Dr.
Michael Roizen and Dr. Andrew Well of the
University of Arizona
are saying it is a good idea to include the tiny black seed in your
diet. Chia seeds are a good source of fiber and calcium, and important
for vegetarians they contain omega 3 fatty acids,
essential fats your body does not make but needs to function properly. Learn more.