Chia seeds provide more Omega-3 fatty acids than an equivalent portion of salmon. Chia is low is potassium and cholesterol, contains calcium and manganese, and is a great way to get your daily dietary fiber.
The Aztecs, Zapotecs and other Mesoamericans used chia seeds as a food source and also in their religious ceremonies as well. Chia farms were eradicated by the Conquistadores in order to suppress the religions of Mesoamericans and replace it with Christianity.
Chia seeds were preserved and cultivated by the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico’s Sonora Desert, who still live in hard to access caves.
Business Opportunities with Chia
According to Shane Emmett, CEO of Health Warrior, “Chia has become phenomenally popular, and is projected to become a billion-dollar category by 2020.” Health Warrior grew from no employees two and a half years ago, and now has over 50 and their products are in more than 8,000 stores in the United States. (Forbes Magazine, February 2015).
Work at home businesses can enter this business with online affiliate programs as well actual sales of the product.