by Mary J. Shomon
Fatigue is the most frequent complaint of thyroid patients.
The book The Magic of Chia
presents the possibility to use chia seed as a food-based energy
Many ancient cultures including the Aztecs and some Native American tribes have long used the chia seed
as a food for energy and endurance.
Chia seed swells from seven to nine times in the stomach, thereby having the potential to help those
trying to lose weight.
According to New York Times
health columnist Jane E. Brody, overweight patients with type II
diabetes as well as those with low blood sugar can be helped by this food.
The Magic of Chia
contains almost 100 recipes for chia foods and also discusses childrens
nutrition as well.
There is also a chapter discussing the link seeds have in the prevention or slowing of cancer
More detailed information on chia seeds can be found at [link
url=http://www.thyroid-info.com/articles/chia.htm]Chia and Thyroid Disease/Weight Loss: Interview
with Jim Scheer.
Find The Magic of Chia
at local bookstores, or online at [link