Chia isn't just for pets anymore! Chia is an edible seed that is high in protein, fiber, antioxidants, and Omega-3 and is gluten free. People are discovering its many benefits, including lowering blood pressure, helping with weight loss, improving heart and brain function, and reducing glucose levels. In Idiot's Guide: The Chia Seed Diet, readers get: 150 recipes for making delicious chia teas, smoothies, breads, desserts, sauces, and more. Tips on adding chia to just about any meal in a way that harmonizes tastes and textures. The optimal amount of chia to incorporate into the diet to maximize benefits and avoid possible side-effects. A two-week sample meal plan showing how easy and delicious it can be to incorporate chia seeds into the diet. Advice on buying chia locally and online, or growing it oneself, plus a guide to prepackaged chia foods.
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