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How many of you remember Chia Pets? You know, those silly little clay creatures that sprout plants for their hair and fur. They have always made for the perfect office desk companions, but did you realize that the same seeds that sprouted your Chia Pet could also sprout a healthy addition to your diet? Planting Chia seeds in your diet might even be more fun than planting them in your own Chia Pet!
Question: A nutritionist and a fitness trainer have told me that “full fat” is better for weight loss than “fat free” or “low fat”. What do you think?
Name: Cindy State: Colorado
This is a very common question among Americans. And no wonder, the store shelves are filled with products labeled low fat it can be confusing and difficult and know which product is really the healthy option.