Chia Seeds

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Chia Seeds

Postby mamemo » Thu Mar 15, 2012 2:12 pm

Anyone heard of Chia seeds ?
http://www.mychiaseeds.com/Articles/Top ... efits.html

Went past a roadshow and they are promoting organic chiaseeds. Seems like very powerful seeds that can help in weight loss and lower blood pressure..

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Re: Chia Seeds

Postby Bedokid » Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:58 am

Bought 3 packets to try,heard some reviews quite good for overall health...shall see how it goes......anyone tried already?.

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Re: Chia Seeds

Postby minami » Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:02 pm

Anyone taking this regularly?

I read that this is a superfood and seems to be very beneficial to anyone incorporating into their daily diet.

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Re: Chia Seeds

Postby SAHM_TAN » Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:23 pm

I saw it in NTUC, was tempted but wanted to research more abt it.

How's the taste?

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Re: Chia Seeds

Postby Nebbermind » Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:11 pm

How much do one have to take for it to be effective?

How is it taken, like added to other foodstuff?

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Re: Chia Seeds

Postby minami » Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:31 pm

SAHM_TAN wrote:I saw it in NTUC, was tempted but wanted to research more abt it.

How's the taste?


It is tasteless.

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Re: Chia Seeds

Postby minami » Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:39 pm

Nebbermind wrote:How much do one have to take for it to be effective?

How is it taken, like added to other foodstuff?


Can be added to yogurt, smoothies, or just sprinkle onto your salad, rice.

I read that it should be taken about 2 tablespoons daily.

It contains more calcium then milk, more iron then spinach, antioxidants, Omega-3, high fibre, high in protein and a lot of other minerals.

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Re: Chia Seeds

Postby SAHM_TAN » Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:43 pm

minami wrote:
Nebbermind wrote:How much do one have to take for it to be effective?

How is it taken, like added to other foodstuff?


Can be added to yogurt, smoothies, or just sprinkle onto your salad, rice.

I read that it should be taken about 2 tablespoons daily.

It contains more calcium then milk, more iron then spinach, antioxidants, Omega-3, high fibre, high in protein and a lot of other minerals.


If a child wish to turn vegetarian, this chia seed would be a good replacement for meat?

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Re: Chia Seeds

Postby minami » Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:56 pm

SAHM_TAN wrote:
If a child wish to turn vegetarian, this chia seed would be a good replacement for meat?


Not sure if can completely replace, should not be a problem if the child eats a wide variety of vegans food to get nutrients. Chia seeds protein are complete which is a good alternative, can also try Quinoa as they have complete protein and quite nutrients packed too.

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Re: Chia Seeds

Postby SAHM_TAN » Sat Mar 16, 2013 5:50 pm

minami wrote:
SAHM_TAN wrote:
If a child wish to turn vegetarian, this chia seed would be a good replacement for meat?


Not sure if can completely replace, should not be a problem if the child eats a wide variety of vegans food to get nutrients. Chia seeds protein are complete which is a good alternative, can also try Quinoa as they have complete protein and quite nutrients packed too.


dd1 never like meat and it's getting worse. Trying to find a range of food alternatives for her.

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