Chia Seeds for Hair by Tracey Pearson
There is a huge trend of indigenous, ancient remedies being introduced to the health and beauty market. I was first introduced to chia seeds when I read the book, Born to Run. This was well over a year ago. Since then, I have seen chia seeds flood the natural food market. I wanted chia seeds for running, now it’s a staple in my families diet. The more I researched these tiny seeds I was amazed on the amount of nutrients they carry.
Chia seeds originated with the Aztecs. Yes, we all know about chia pets. Now understanding how this superseed can make your hair stronger and grow faster. Chia has a good source of omega 3, antioxidants, fiber, calcium, zinc, vitamins A, B12, Vitamin C, magnesium, iron, potassium and 18 amino acids. It actually has 7xs more Vitamin C than oranges, 5xs more calcium than milk, 3xs more iron than spinach, and packed up to 23% protein. Protein helps the body create Keratin which makes your hair stronger.
They are many more benefits of this super seed. Rather you want it to enhance hair growth, endurance, healthy skin, etc. You can find chia at your local health food store or online. It is being added to many food products. You can eat it by itself, add it to yogurt or a smoothie. My prediction will be the beauty industry will jump on this super seed and start creating hair and skin products. 😉