When you're feeling backed-up, this high-fiber chia concoction can help make your bathroom routine smoother. The chia seeds form a gel-like consistency to help move digestion along easily, and the kick of cayenne pepper acts as an intestinal stimulant. Source: EatingWell.com, January 2018

Victoria Seaver, M.S., R.D.


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  • Combine chia seeds, lemon juice and cayenne in a mug or glass; add water. Stir continuously until the chia seeds gel and become suspended throughout the water, 30 seconds or more.



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Nutrition Facts

53 calories; 3.3 g total fat; 0.4 g saturated fat; 9 mg sodium. 56 mg potassium; 5 g carbohydrates; 3.7 g fiber; 1.8 g protein; 102 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 6 mcg folate; 74 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 38 mg magnesium;

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This is definitely a "hold your nose and take your medicine" concoction. I'd suggest using one teaspoon of chia seeds instead of a tablespoon if you're going to try it. Too much of a good thing if you know what I mean. I stopped taking it after three days. Read More