Take It From Me: Salba Smart: A healthy New Year starts with breakfast! (Giveaway)

January 2, 2014

Salba Smart: A healthy New Year starts with breakfast! (Giveaway)


"You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but do you know why? Just like cars need gas, our bodies need fuel for energy, clarity and overall good attitudes. Eating breakfast also increases metabolism, and studies have shown weight loss is easier for those who eat breakfast. When you keep your body from getting the fuel it needs, there’s a tendency to overeat during lunch and dinner. Similarly, eating the right breakfast foods can help boost your day."

Here are some great facts about Salba Chia Seeds!
Salba Chia Gram for Gram provides . . .
325% more fiber than oatmeal
800% more Omega-3 (ALA) than salmon (EPA/DHA)
30% more antioxidants than blueberries (based on ORAC values)
1500% more magnesium than broccoli
200% more potassium than bananas

Here’s Salba Smart’s guide to a healthy breakfast: 

· Eggs – You’ve probably seen all the commercials for the “Incredible Edible Egg,” and here’s why: eggs are a great source of protein, which gives you energy for the day, and contains nutrients like Vitamin D.

· Oatmeal – It’s such a classic breakfast food, but it’s often overlooked. Oats are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, folate and potassium. Whether you cook on a stove, grab a pouch to-go, or heat in the microwave, oatmeal is a quick and filling breakfast that gets the job done. Plus, it’s one of the best foods to add Salba Chia seeds for a boost of fiber, protein and iron.

· Greek Yogurt – Another great grab-n-go option, greek yogurt is packed with calcium and protein, and mixing in fruit can add sweetness and flavor.

· Grapefruit – Add a little sweetness to breakfast by eating grapefruit. The tart, tangy and sweet fruit is filled with Vitamin C, which can help reduce cold symptoms, as well as Vitamin A and fiber.

The best part? You can add more nutrition to these foods by just sprinkling on 1 Tablespoon of Salba Chia Whole Seeds!

BONUS! Check out Salba Chia on Pinterest for more recipes!

Win It!
Salba Chia has generously offered 1 Take It From Me reader a Salba Chia Premium Ground & Whole Seed pouch & Purely Elizabeth Ancient Grain Oatmeal.
ENTER: Enter the giveaway using the Rafflecopter form below. For info on how to use the Rafflecopter form, check out this video tutorial HERE.
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Disclosure: I received a complimentary product to facilitate this post, but no other compensation. All opinions are my own.

22 comments :

  1. I resolve to eat better and use lots of Kale - love the sweet potato cakes with kale recipe

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  2. My goal is to get toned up and start running!

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  3. My health goals for 2014 include learning everything I can about diet as it relates to fertility and hormone balance, and apply it to my eating habits. I also want to lose a significant amount of weight, so that I can have an easier time being active, both for my daughter, and for myself.

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  4. Run a 5K & eat more raw foods & go vegan!!

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  5. My goal this year is to try to use more Chia seeds in my diet for the Omega 3 benefit.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

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  6. I want to eat fewer processed foods!

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  7. I would resolve to eat healthier.
    lyndadawinda1074 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  8. Drink more water and eat less sugar!

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  9. I want to get at least 30 minutes a day of exercise!

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  10. One my goals this year is to cook more fresh meals at home for my family and not rely so much on convenient foods.
    Thank you!
    Georgiana

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  11. increase veggie intake and eat a more Paleo friendly diet (but heavier on fruit and veggies). When I cut out wheat and dairy and feel SO much better

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  12. I will eat at least one vegetable a day. That is a big deal for me. I hardly ever eat veggies.

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  13. I want to eat healthier

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  14. I am going to try to stay healthy by eating right and keeping active.

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  15. eating healthier organic stuff in my diet...

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  16. My New Year goals are to eat less sugar and eat salad everyday.

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  17. Wanting to get healthier. My sister said they are good on salads so I would love to try them

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  18. Too eat healthier BC I'm small but not in good shape

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  19. I will try to drink more water.

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