Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood

Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood

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by Wayne Coates
     
 

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For people trying to lose weight and enhance well-being, it's a little miracle: chia, a tiny seed that the Aztecs used for centuries as a super food, provides a complete source of dietary protein with more omega-3 fatty acids than salmon and more fiber--but fewer carbs--than rice, grains, and corn. In fact, chia is a gluten-free natural appetite suppressant that helps…  See more details below

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For people trying to lose weight and enhance well-being, it's a little miracle: chia, a tiny seed that the Aztecs used for centuries as a super food, provides a complete source of dietary protein with more omega-3 fatty acids than salmon and more fiber--but fewer carbs--than rice, grains, and corn. In fact, chia is a gluten-free natural appetite suppressant that helps regenerate muscle, sustain energy, and balance blood sugar. This definitive work covers the history and benefits of chia, and features a comprehensive daily strategy for weight loss, plus delicious recipes!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402799440
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Series:
Superfoods for Life
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
204,309
File size:
6 MB

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Dr. Wayne Coates is Professor Emeritus in the Office of Arid Lands Studies at the University of Arizona, and is perhaps the world's foremost educator on chia seeds. He was among the first to grow chia experimentally and later for commercial purposes. Dr. Coates is the co-author, with Ricardo Ayerza, of Chia: Rediscovering a Forgotten Crop of the Aztecs. He lives in Prescott, Arizona.

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CHIA: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood, remains the same 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent. So informative, streamlined chunks of info throughout. Excellent recipes and extensive resource section of recommended books. Even some color pics of some of the recipes are included. Very happy with this nook purchase and so will you.
HealthGirl More than 1 year ago
I love this book! I learned a lot and Coates and Pedersen did a great job of making Chia's benefits easy to understand. I am enjoying the recipes
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