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Nutiva, Organic White Chia Seed, 12 oz (355 g)

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Excellent for regularity

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Posted by Reviewer2559622 From Korea, Republic of on Nov 04, 2011

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I had read a lot about chia online, and wanted to try them out. I tried them various ways, but have settled into have a shot glass of pudding in the morning (1 tablespoon of seeds, agave, nutmeg, cinnamon, and almond milk--dairy milk tastes ok but the seeds do not soak as much liquid when I use dairy milk, so they are crunchier), and after dinner, a glass of diluted orange juice, with some seeds in it that I keep pre-soaked in the fridge. It has really helped with regularity. I had a lot of problems with constipation before. I read that because of the antioxidants and omega-3's, chia can also be good for reducing wrinkles, but I have not seen any effects in that area yet (I am 30 and have some on my forehead and around my eyes). I try to chew the seeds so that I can get the most of their nutrients, but a lot of them just go right through. I tried grinding them into my smoothies, but they gave it a grainy, thick taste that I didn't like. I prefer to put pre-soaked seeds into my smoothie. If the smoothie contains anything frozen, the seeds quickly freeze and become little chewy ice balls that are quite good. I found when I did the chia-orange-juice thing in the middle of the day as a snack, it gave me diarrhea, so that wasn't so great-feeling. I also read that because chia seeds are in the salvia family, they can be addictive, so you should only eat them 3 weeks out of the month. I haven't had them long enough to get addicted, but I don't know what I would do without them for a week! My diet is overall pretty low in fiber, so chia seeds are a great way to get fiber. They combine well with so many other foods, and are so easy to prepare. I wanted to give some to my pregnant friend, who is of course having problems with regularity, but I read that they are not recommended for pregnant or lactating women, mainly because not much testing has been done in that area. It's too bad, because I was hoping to use them if I get pregnant.

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Chia Seeds

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Posted by KiMaLi From Utah on Apr 15, 2013

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Chia seeds are a species of flowering plant in the mint family. It is native to Mexico and Guatemala. Chia seeds can used in drinks and as a food source. They are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. If you found this review helpful please click the yes button.

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Good!

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Posted by Reviewer1152715 on Apr 24, 2013

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I am happy with my purchase. Packaging describes the seeds well. They tase good too and they are healthy! Will purchase again.

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Tasty ALA omega-3's..

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Posted by PracticalReviews on Oct 19, 2013

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Great source of vegan omega 3 to combine with sweet deserts....you are welcome to rate & read my other reviews

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Great for cooking and seasoning

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Posted by Reviewer1055349 From California on Oct 17, 2012

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Versatile little seeds, can be added in small amounts in smoothies, shakes, muffins etc. Also good as a seasoning on vegetables and salads. Sees to help with digestion, too. Suitable for those of us who suffer from multiple food allergies.

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