The Magic of Chia

Revival of an Ancient Wonder Food
Product Number: EB00174884
Released: Jan 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781583944745
Publisher: Frog Books
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Description

In The Magic of Chia, authority James F. Scheer details the seed's abundant nutrients: calcium, amylose (a slow-burning starch helpful for hypoglycemics), a vast array of vitamins and minerals, and an unusually good ratio of omega-3 oil to omega-6 oil. The book reintroduces this wonder food to the modern palate, with numerous tested recipes for using chia to upgrade the nutritional value of hamburgers, soups, salads, breads, fruit drinks, and much more. Included is the never before told story about the twenty-year program to domesticate the wild chia and, for the first time in modern history, grow it in large enough quantities to supply the U.S. and world markets. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): James F. Scheer
Genre: Cooking, Self Help
Original Publish Date: Oct 18, 2011

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