Keto Diet for Beginners

How Healthy is the Keto Diet

How Healthy is the Keto Diet

Are you looking for a new diet to try? So many people have been asking about the Keto Diet and debating it’s effectiveness. But the question still stands, how healthy is the Keto Diet? Like everything in life, this diet comes with a number of risks as well as benefits. So here is a quick, crash-course of the Keto Diet to help you decide if it is right for you!

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What Is A Chia Seed – The Tiny Little Seed?

So what is a chia seed you ask? Originally from Mexico and Guatemala, this tiny seed has many proven health benefits. It has a reputation of being a superfood and can be added to a smoothie or put on a salad. They can be added to cereal, sauces, rice dishes or blended drinks. About 1 millimeter in diameter the seeds are oval and gray with black and white spots. They are from the flowering mint family plant called Salvia hispanica. These seeds have about 140 calories per two tablespoons and a great amount of protein, fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.

Chia seeds are harvested from the slightly dried flower head of the purple chia flower.

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