These tiny seeds hold nine times their weight in water, and mixed with water or juice, they make an incredibly hydrating, energizing performance drink.
Think of those mythic, long-distance runners loping tirelessly across the Andes, fueled only by native chia. They also pack a hefty dose of omega-3 fats, and their gel-like texture in water provides natural relief for indigestion. We like this unadulterated brand from Greens Plus. $17 at www.greensplus.com.