"The combined effect (of desert foods such as chia, cholla, and mesquite) is to prevent wide swings in blood sugar, slow down the digestive process, and delay the return of hunger."
-Jane E. Brody, from her New York Times article, "Desert's Bounty Beats Overweight and Diabetes"
"James Scheer has unlocked the secrets of the magic of chia. Through easy-to-use recipes, he tells us how to discover the magic in this ancient, natural, and healthy food."
-Dr. Earl Mindell, author of The Vitamin Bible, Herb Bible, and Prescription Alternatives
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The author of the Magic of Chia does an excellent job of explaining the historical significance of chia seed, along with its nutritional value.
This book has a lot of information about the chia seeeds,chia seeds areaan amazing product and this books gives you more information about it.
Had read many reviews on this "superfood" and it's energy effects and was not prepared for the day we had an electricity cut for 7 hours from midday until 7pm!! Read morePublished 13 months ago by K Johnson
We found this book to be rather incomplete and outdated. Other books have more recent, complete and useful information for a better application of chia to today's dietary needs.Published 20 months ago by Barbara Gómez
I was hoping it would have more input on usage in different ways,otherwise the book was very good on the recipes.Published 22 months ago by sharon
a good book on a largely unknown health food which is one of the highest in the crucial omega 3 fatty acidsPublished on July 22, 2012 by rab
My discovery of Chia Seeds occured accidentally about two months ago. I have eaten them daily since then but wanted a confirmation that I was not dreaming. Read morePublished on May 3, 2012 by Ruby
This book was really interesting, I really liked that the author spent time in the southwest and with Native Americans and described the folklore and culture surrounding the... Read morePublished on August 24, 2011 by Amazon Customer
This book was very informative and interesting. Writer is concise, accurate and verifies his information. Read morePublished on August 24, 2011 by Steve
This book has a lot of information about the chia seeeds,chia seeds areaan amazing product and this books gives you more information about it.Published on April 29, 2011 by stellas1234