WTF Is a Chia Seed? Why Eat Chia? | Healthy Eating
Chia seeds are crunchy, nutty, like flax seeds, and not bad at all. The only problem is that they get stuck in your teeth– but they are amazing! In this video men’s style, grooming, fitness and lifestyle expert, Aaron Marino of IAmAlphaM, AaronMarino, and Pete & Pedro discusses the chia seed and if they are related to Chia Pets.
Yes, they are the same seeds that you rub on Chia Pets, but they are also incredibly power-packed. They are non-GMO, gluten free, and are full of nutrients. Chia is the Mayan word for strength which Mayan warriors got so much energy from them. You can add into your diet for a boost of nutrients including protein.
Alpha recently found them as they’ve made a comeback in the last 2-3 years. You can put them in salads, oatmeal, or protein shakes. You can eat them whole too. You can purchase them practically anywhere, and they aren’t crazy expensive. Chia seeds are an easy way to increase the nutrients in your daily life.