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Chia Seeds in Paleo Diet

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The most simple way to think of the paleo diet is that “if you can kill it or pick it up off the ground and eat it as is”… then it fits in the paleo diet. Basically if it is naturally occurring and in its raw natural state then it meets paleo criteria. Chia seeds sit inside small pods on the chia plant, can be shook off and eaten as they are without any preparation. Most foods contain higher nutrition in their raw form. Read Article »

Chia Plant

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The chia plant is actually a herb that is native to South America and the southwestern United States. The scientific name for chia is Salvia Hispanica and it belongs to the same family as mint and to the same genus as the herb sage, it grow wildly in warm climates. If you live in California you have probably walked right by a chia plant and didn’t recognize it. Read Article »