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Behold! The Power of Chia! – carolina pride foods
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Behold! The Power of Chia! – carolina pride foods

You all may remember the Chia pet…you know…cha, cha, cha CHIA! That had to be the BEST marketing strategy, ranking up there with “Where’s the Beef” and “Clap on, clap off”. Okay, I am dating myself…moving on… Chia seeds are not only for growing hair onto little animals or Homer Simpson’s head, the teensy seeds that make these dreams of clever plant design a reality are actually seriously underrated. They are bountiful and chock full of nutritive goodness. Chia seeds have been in existence for thousands of years as a staple food of the Native Americans. Chia dates back to the ancient Aztecs, when warriors used these seeds to nourish themselves when away on battle or hunting. They just put a few handfuls in their pockets and this was enough for them to have plenty of energy to fight,...