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Quick Tip #115: Champion Chia!

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Consumed either in its ground or seed form, chia has truly stood the test of time - since Aztec and Mayan civilizations.

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Rich in fibre and omega-3 fats, and a good source of protein, calcium and magnesium, chia is known to improve skin health, boost energy levels and promote bone strength - among a range of other impressive health benefits.

Chia doesn’t really have a ‘taste’, but forms a gel-like consistency when mixed with water. Add to breakfasts or smoothies, mix into savoury breads and other baked foods, or simply sprinkle over your main meals.

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