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Chia Seeds are a Superfood That Could Help Combat World Hunger and Climate Change, Researchers Say

Chia Seeds are a Superfood That Could Help Combat World Hunger and Climate Change, Researchers Say

Prater, E. (2023, December 16). Chia Seeds are a Superfood That Could Help Combat World Hunger and Climate Change, Researchers Say. FORTUNE. https://fortune.com/well/article/chia-seeds-nutrition-benefits-superfood/?utm_source=earthconsciouslife.beehiiv.com&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=1-29-24-bon-charge

It’s long been known that chia seeds are a “superfood”—and new research provides even more reasons to back the assertion. Scientists at Oregon State University recently sequenced the chia genome. The team wasn’t the first to do so, but it was the first to take a deep dive into the genetics behind the crop’s nutritional properties—and make a case for why chia seeds may be one solution to the world’s hunger and nutrition crisis, in addition to climate change. To continue reading, follow the link above.