Chia Seeds for Energy and Endurance

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Did you know that Aztec and Mayan tribes would eat chia seeds before battle? The women would give them to the warriors for energy and endurance before battle?

May be a good pre workout option.

Historically they were used as a dietary supplement due to their amazing nutrition.

chia seeds superfood

Here are some of the other benefits of Chia Seeds:

  • They help you feel full for longer.
  • Support healthy blood sugar levels.
  • Rich in omega-3’s which is important for brain, heart and cholesterol health.
  • Help you maintain a sustained energy level.
  • High in fiber, nutrients, antioxidants and protein.

 

How should you eat them?

  • You can add a handful of chia seed to cereal, salads, oatmeal, yogurt, dressings and fruit drinks or add more to your Shakeology for an extra boost.
  • You can also eat them in whole form.

 

They are just one of the superfood ingredients found in Shakeology: http://darrenletourneau.com/supplements/shakeology/what-is-shakeology/

 

What do you add chia seeds to?

 

Darren Letourneau

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