Peter Sarsgaard, shares how he used Dr. Frank Lipman's elimination diet to cut out gluten, sugar, alcohol, caffeine and cigarettes from his life. Among his tricks? A quick pick-me-up drink called horchata, which he makes for us here.
“Chia” is the Mayan word for “strength”. Used by the Aztecs as a staple food along with corn and beans, Chia seeds have an impressive nutritional profile. Full of dietary fiber, protein, healthy omega fats, vitamins, and minerals (especially calcium and iron), chia has much in common with flaxseed, with the distinct advantage that its natural antioxidants make its delicate healthy fats more nutritionally stable. Chia is so high in essential fatty acids that it contains eight times more omega-3s than salmon, gram for gram.