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Chia seeds: great for weight loss!

It’s no secret that chia seeds are a powerful superfood. Through the years, people have eagerly added them to a variety of foods, from smoothies and yogurts, to oats and fruit. With three times more iron than spinach, and twice the amount of protein of any other seed or grain, it comes as no surprise that their very name means “strength” (Mayan).

This member of the sage family (Salvia Hispanica), also fills the body with antioxidants, omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, and potassium galore. For all of these reasons, chia seeds are considered to be an incredible source of ongoing energy. Continue reading

Grapes: the magic of the “Queen of Fruits”

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By Alex Jordan

For centuries, grapes have been known as “The Queen of Fruits” in many cultures all over the world. They are definitely one of the most popular fruits in the world and if you did not already know, it would amaze you to know that they have a history that goes as far back as 8000 years.

Now, this amazing fruit can be found growing in different parts of the world. Did you know that 72 million tons of grapes are annually grown worldwide? That is an astonishingly high number, but it is no big surprise considering their popularity! Continue reading