Most people have heard of chia pets but are unaware the seed is a superfood packed with nutrients. The chia seeds will save animal lives because it is a great alternative to animal products. This seed is the richest natural source of pure omega-3 fatty acids. The seeds have five times the calcium of milk and twice the protein of any other seed or grain. An exceptional food for Diabetics as it slows the conversion of carbohydrates to sugar which stabilizes blood sugar and regulates the body’s absorption of fluids. Chia seeds are also very rich in fiber content (more than 35%), which gives them the remarkable ability to absorb ten times their weight in water, making them an excellent source of hydratation. Incorporating chia seeds into your daily diet will enhance the nutrient absorption of all foods, including nutritional supplements. As an Aid in GERD, Ulcers, Gastritis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. The FDA regulates chia seed as a regular food. Chia seeds are readily available and easy to use and inexpensive (.05 cent a serving). Can you imagine how we could help the malnourish and poor with this seed!
The chia seed has no flavor so it takes on the flavor whatever you mix them with. I mix them in with chocolate soy milk or grape juice to make a gelatin type substance. You can use any kind of liquid. Mix 1/2 cup of seeds to 2 cups of warm water or warm liquid of choice, let stand for 30 minutes and then stir and you will have a gelatin base. Keeps in the fridge for 3 weeks. Take 3 tablespoons daily. Chia seeds may be consumed raw, sprouted, ground, cooked, or as a gel. Use creatively in smoothies, salads, soups, or when baking (e.g., in toppings, fillings, or crusts)
I was featured in the Rochester, MN about the chia seeds!
Need Your Vote: The UN may soon recognize eating meat as a crime against all humanity.
UN may soon recognize eating meat as a crime against all humanity!
Support the adoption of this decision, by filling out a short form on the Internet.
Breaking News report: From lead environmental adviser at the World Bank Group,
"our analysis shows that livestock and their byproducts actually account for at least 32,564 million tons of CO2e per year, or 51 percent of annual worldwide GHG emissions."
Vegetarian burgers and sausages may seem healthy but many are just as
salty as meat varieties, a study has revealed.
One make of veggie burger contained more salt than three packets of
crisps, while one vegetarian sausage was saltier than five packets of
Going vegan is healthy and good for the environment, VegFest organizers say
Last weekend, vegans, vegetarians and omnivores descended upon Benson
A vegetarian cooking program aired on the Seventh-day Adventist-owned
Hope Channel was among the finalists to win a bronze award during the
29th annual Telly Awards this month.
A new survey is getting the attention of many within the animal protection community. Covering both moral and strategic issues, it will provide a snapshot of the animal cause as of the present moment.
Everyone is invited to participate and share their views on what's best for animals. The survey is at EthicsAndAnimals.questionpro.com
, and will only be open until July 9, 2009.
For other information, such as other language links and banners (for whoever wants to help promoting the survey), you may visit the blog of ethiQUEST Surveys, the survey administrator: ethiquest.wordpress.com
Dozens of restaurants, pubs and cafes will be adding extra veggie
dishes to their menus next week in support of National Vegetarian
The annual campaign, organised by the Vegetarian Society, aims to
Veggie Pride Parade, images, media coverage, comprehensive compilations
MOST OF US want to eat healthier, and the number of people turning to
vegetarian diets seems to be on the increase. Even those who are not
on that track can benefit from eating meat-free meals occasionally.