August 2014

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28 Aug The benefits of GoldFoods Chia

Nutritional Value of Chia Chia is considered a complete vegetable protein with all 8 essential amino acids. It’s ideal to complete vegetarian or vegan diets. It’s gluten free, non-GMO; has a high capacity for water absorption; high in fiber (good for overall health and digestion); and...

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28 Aug Chia: 8 times more Omega 3s than blue fish

Did you know that your body doesn’t produce Omega3 fatty acids? You get Omega3s from specific foods. Chia seeds have a more Omege 3s than fish. Omega 3s can have a positive effect on the good cholesterol and reduces LDLs, triglycerides and bad cholesterol. Omega 3...

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28 Aug Which foods have the most vitamin C?

If you really want a good supply of vitamin C in your diet, then chia is your food of choice. It contains seven times more vitamin C than oranges. Why is vitamin C important? Vitamin C is necessary for repairing and growing tissues such as skin,...

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28 Aug Antioxidants: The fight against cancer, heart, aging…

Antioxidants fight against diseases. Among the foods that contain high amounts of antioxidants are chia. In fact, chia seeds have four times the amount of antioxidants than blueberries. The antioxidant value of foods are expressed in ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) units. The higher the score,...

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28 Aug Do chia seeds have more potassium than bananas?

Yes! Chia contains twice more potassium than bananas. It is particularly ideal for people with hypertension and heart disease. Why is potassium so important for our body? Potassium enables your heart to beat. It helps trigger your heart to squeeze blood through your body, and it helps...

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