Chia was a diet staple of the Aztecs and Mayans. The seed's nutrients provided sustained energy during long hunts and had numerous medicinal benefits. Revered by the people, Chia was often used in religious ceremonies which led to its ban by the Spanish during their conquest of the region. Today we know that chia is a nutritional powerhouse with a lengthy list of health benefits.? It is a valuable source of Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA), an Omega-3 essential fatty acid that supports normal cardiovascular function and fiber which helps support normal functioning of the digestive tract and lipids within normal levels.
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