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Chia Seeds Chia seeds are rich in antioxidants, provide fiber, iron and calcium and are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids.  Omega-3 fatty acids help raise HDL cholesterol, the “good” cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke. Fun facts on chia seeds:Here are some key points about chia seeds. More detail is in the…

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Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, are one of the oldest consumed crops in the world and remain one of the most popular today across nearly every continent. Chickpeas have been a part of certain traditional diets for over 7,500 years! Chickpeas are still included in the diets of some of the healthiest populations living around…

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Chocolate (Cocoa, Cacao) Parts Used: Seeds (beans) Cocoa and it’s derivative, chocolate, are rich in antioxidants that may contribute to longevity.  They also contain compounds that support good digestion, boost blood flow to the heart and help clear up chest congestion For centuries, Central Americans have used cocoa to treat fever, coughs, and problems associated…

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