Tag: chia

Reading List: Top 5 Overrated Food Trends, McDonald's Food Safety & A Dating Site Scandal

by in Food News, January 8, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Healthy People’s Newest Goals, dating site kicks off overweight members, and how small changes can keep diabetes at bay

A Hot New Food: Chia Seed

by in Food News, June 17, 2009

One of the latest “superfoods” is actually a blast from the past! Remember Chia Pet, the fuzzy novelty plants of the ‘80s? Well, the sprouts that grow out of those pottery figurines come from germinated chia seeds. These days, the seeds are popular in the health food arena, but are they worth the hype?