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Posted by on Oct 19, 2013 in Desserts, Diet Foods, Diet Menu, Recipes, Snacks, Weight Loss, Weight Loss Foods | 0 comments

Chia Seeds Chocolate Pudding

Chia Seeds Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding serves 2-3 4 Tbsp chia seeds 1 C almond milk 4 Tbsp maple or agave syrup 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp vanilla Mix all ingredients together well. It takes a little stirring time to incorporate everything. Refrigerate for at least 30 min or leave overnight. Enjoy topped with chocolate sprinkles or fresh fruit! Chia Seeds is a super food great for weight...

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Posted by on Jul 9, 2013 in Weight Loss | 0 comments

Chia Seeds for Weight Loss

Chia Seeds for Weight Loss

Chia seeds are harvested from the Salvia hispanica plant, a type of sage in the mint family. The seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids and have versatile uses in the kitchen. Chia seeds were a staple of the ancient Aztec diet, and they are now grown commercially in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Mexico. Why do Chia Seeds Help Increase Weight Loss? Chia Seeds work to slow digestion and the body’s absorption of carbohydrates. This helps maintain the feeling of fullness and minimizes blood sugar spikes. Keeping balanced levels of blood sugar is also important for both health and energy. Blood sugar may spike after meals, especially if you eat high-starchy foods or sweets. This can lead to slumps in your day where you feel tired and out of energy. By balancing your blood sugar, you not only lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, but you also ensure steady, constant energy throughout your day. Both the gelling action of the chia seeds, and it´s unique combination of soluble...

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