I’m almost reluctant to post this because I get a perverse pleasure out of seeing myself diagnosed as an “obese diabetic,” in caps, on the Internet. journal “Diabetes Care” showing that eating the Salba seed, a cousin of the popular Chia pet seed, will have a remarkable impact on diabetes and high blood pressure. 2. The seeds of a related plant, Salvia columbariae (golden chia), were used primarily by Native Americans in the southwestern United States. And this time I have more support from the man who rediscovered this ancient Aztec superfood.  Researchers from University of Litoral, Argentina showed that intake of chia seed prevented the onset of dyslipidaemia in a study of rats. It has been used by Aztec civilizations and its roots date back to 3500B.C.
In the southwestern United States, for instance, native Americans ground “golden chia” (Salva columbariae) seeds into flour or simply ate them as an energy enhancer. They can also be mixed with