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10 Everyday Uses for Seeds

It is no secret that seeds are small, but nutritionally mighty. Packed with anti-inflammatory nutrients like heart-healthy fats, protein, fiber, and antioxidants (among a ton of vitamins and minerals), it’s no wonder we call them little powerhouses of health. And don’t think you need to consume a huge serving to reap the benefits – a little spoonful goes a long way. Here are some simple ways to incorporate seeds into your every day:

An Egg Substitute

Substitute an egg with chia seeds or ground flax when baking.

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DIY Protein Smoothies

By Michele DiCristofaro, RD

 

Smoothies are a great way to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables, but they can get mucked up quickly depending on the ingredients you use. Balancing your smoothie with some protein and healthy fat, will lead to a more nutrient dense and satisfying meal or snack. 

Sure protein powders may feel easy, but they tend to be highly processed, contain unnecessary ingredients and can be expensive. 

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