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What Happens to Chia Seeds Soaked in Water?

April 1, 2017 By

Chia Seeds are an amazing, highly nutritious little seed. But of the most interesting characteristics of chia is what happens to chia seeds soaked in water (or any liquid). Have you tried it? If you combine chia seeds with liquid, minutes later it has expanded and become very gelatinous in its texture. It’s not even remotely what you started with! This…

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Why You Should Care About Chia Seeds!

November 29, 2016 By

Tiny, little chia seeds were first cultivated and eaten in central Mexico dating back at least 2000 years ago.  These small, but mighty seeds have reemerged in grocery stores and are growing in availability because of their nourishing, digestible, and low-caloric properties. Learn more about why you should care about chia seeds in this video with SuperLife founder, Darin Olien!…

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Why Are Chia Seeds a Superfood?

October 23, 2015 By

Chia seeds are becoming one of the most popular superfoods — for many good reasons. They are virtually tasteless, easy-to-digest (when prepared properly), super nutrient dense, and full of energy-boosting power. The latest research has even linked chia seeds to reversing type 2 diabetes! That’s right, reversing it! Originally from Mexico, chia seeds were so highly valued for their medicinal properties and nutritional value,…

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How To Soak Chia Seeds Overnight

October 23, 2015 By

Chia seeds are amazing. They are one of my foundational superfoods that you can eat every day to add nutritional support and health benefits to your SuperLife. If you are going to eat chia seeds, I highly recommend that you soak them! Soaking chia seeds “sprouts” them and breaks down “enzyme inhibitors” that protect the seeds. RELATED READING: Why You…