The Magic of Chia

The Magic of Chia

Revival of An Ancient Wonder Food

eBook - 2001
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In The Magic of Chia , authority James F. Scheer details the seed's abundant nutrients: calcium, amylose (a slow-burning starch helpful for hypoglycemics), a vast array of vitamins and minerals, and an unusually good ratio of omega-3 oil to omega-6 oil. The book reintroduces this wonder food to the modern palate, with numerous tested recipes for using chia to upgrade the nutritional value of hamburgers, soups, salads, breads, fruit drinks, and much more. Included is the never before told story about the twenty-year program to domesticate the wild chia and, for the first time in modern history, grow it in large enough quantities to supply the U.S. and world markets.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Frog, Ltd., c2001.
ISBN: 9781583944745
1583944745
Branch Call Number: WB 431 S315m 2001
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive

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