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8 Benefits of Chia Seeds and Why You Should Include Them in Your Diet

By Claire Riley, B.S. | May 21, 2018 9:00 AM

Did you survive the 1990s without owning a chia pet? Those funky decorations are making a comeback, but not for the reasons you think. This time, the seeds themselves get all the credit. Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are a surprisingly nutritious, versatile cooking ingredient, and they can be effortlessly incorporated into almost any recipe.

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Protein Packed, Dairy Free Vegetarian Breakfast Ideas

By Mark J. Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Apr 21, 2016 4:19 PM

Many times individuals will ask me how can I get enough protein to start my day, if I do not eat some type of animal proteins for breakfast - such as dairy, eggs, fish, red meat or fowl. Athletes ask the same question, concerned they will not be able to build muscle, or recover from exercise if they are not consuming animal products.

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