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Why the New Craze for Chia Seeds?

Posted on 07/1/2013 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthRemember the chia pets from the ’70s, those cute little clay animals that grew green “hair” from sprouting seeds on top of their heads? These days it’s chia seeds — cousins of those used in the kitschy figurines — that are the current craze for the health benefits they pack. The tiny seeds are being used as a topping for yogurt, mixed into cereal or muffins, and added to energy bars, superfood smoothies and desserts. I just ate a delicious coconut milk …