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In South America, as far back as 3000 BC until the Spanish Invasion in the 1500's AD, Chia Seeds (Salvia Hispanica) had been a staple of daily nutrition and/or commerce in Pre-Columbian societies. In Mayan and Aztec life, the seed was so important, it was incorporated into religious ceremonies and tribal trading, even having the harvest time for the seeds outlined in ancient Aztec calendars. The health benefits of these super seeds are truly amazing and still being discovered. It may be the single best all around food!
Along with maize (corn), beans and amaranth, Chia seeds were one of the four main crops which sustained the ancient societies, helping to make their diets, as discovered by scientists, superior even to modern day. These four crops alone meet the Daily Dietary Requirements as laid out by the World Health Organization (WHO).

One could obtain a healthy and more sustaining life by consuming Chia Seeds. They were known in ancient society as the "Running Food" and is said ancient warriors would sustain themselves on long journeys with a single spoon full of the seeds daily.
However, history tells that when the Spanish Armies arrived in the 16th century, Spain's Generals realized the importance of the seeds in the local native society and set out to destroy the crop's fields. The conquerors replaced them with more desirable European foods like carrots and wheat, and helped cripple the Ancient Society in the process. The 'Super' seeds were basically forgotten in time, until now... Look at the Nutrient Breakdown or various Benefits of these truly Super Seeds.

 

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