Archive for April 11th, 2012


Chia Seeds – Not Just a Novelty Product

Anyone who grew up in the United States in the Eighties is familiar with the product Chia Pet. The Chia Pet had the memorabletag line of “Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia!” It consisted of a clay figurine of a ram, and the owner would add water to the seeds provided and spread them over the figurine. Over time, the chia plants would grow, making it appear as though the ram had grown a woolly green coat. While Chia Pet may be a cultural icon,…

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