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Chia seeds: More than a pet

September 23, 2012

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When you hear the word chia, chances are you think of the Chia Pet™ — the little clay character with the sprouted chia seeds covering its body. We laugh at the novelty, but there is nothing comical about the nutritional benefits and medicinal properties of this tiny seed. In fact, it is one of nature’s […]

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What can fish oil do for you?

August 7, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Quance Grobe —  There are two main groups of essential fatty acids: omega-3 and omega-6. Proper cell function depends on a balanced intake of these fats. Even though our bodies cannot produce these fats, they are considered “essential,” as they are required for maintaining health. The most beneficial essential fatty acid is […]

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