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CHIA

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Comprehensive Health Impact Assessment (Medspeak-UK)

chia

(che'a) [Sp. chía, fr Nahuatl (Aztec) chian, oily]
A member of the sage family of grains, Salvia hispanica. It is a rich nutritional source of amino acids and alpha-linoleic acid and has been proposed as an appetite suppressant. Synonym: salba
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Chia seeds are now as common at the local grocery as they are at health food stores and online.
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Chia plants can grow very well in sandy, well-drained soils with a low nutrient content, moderate salinity, and soil pH of 6-8.5 (YEBOAH et al., 2014), but low soil nitrogen content seems to strongly reduce yield (COATES, 2011).
Chia seeds are a popular food, particularly in the southwest U.S.
It was a human head-shaped terracotta planter that, when filled with water and coated with a paste of Solvia hispanico seeds, would grow a patch of chia that resembled a head of hair.
Chia (Salvia hispanica L.), is an exotic plant which has recently been introduced in Kenya and is gaining popularity among consumers using the seeds in drinking water, and other food blends.
Flaxseeds and chia seeds are also good sources of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), a type of omega-3 fatty acid that helps protect blood vessel health and reduces inflammation.
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