Joan Morais with Author, James F. Scheer, The Magic of Chia: Revival of Ancient Wonder Food
Meet James F. Scheer.
It is so ironic how I met Jim especially after being a fan of the many books he has authored on health, one of the books being, The Magic of Chia: Revival of an Ancient Wonder Food.
Remember seeing the TV commercial with the figurine growing hair and the slogan, ch ch ch chia seed? Yes, it is the same chia seed. Years ago, I started using chia seed oil in my high end anti-aging facial creams. When I was doing research on chia seed and chia seed oil, I came across Jim Scheer’s book, The Magic of Chia: Revival of an Ancient Wonder Food. I love Jim’s writing style, his books are simple to read, well researched and include fascinating stories. I highly recommend his books.
In November 2010 my 92 year old dad, Ray L’Amoreaux, went to live at the Veteran’s Home in Yountville, California. My dad was thrilled to tell me about the 95 year old man he met at the VA home. This man had written many books and was filled with energy and currently writing a book. My dad had a very sharp mind and he enjoyed talking with Jim and sharing spiritual and philosophical views. Later, my dad told me Jim’s full name and I realized Jim is the author of several books I have in my library.
My dad became ill and was in the hospital. Jim happened to be in the hospital at the same time. My dad introduced me to Jim. A week later, my dad passed away. A few months later, I kept receiving a strong sense to go back to the Veteran’s Home and talk to Jim Scheer. I spoke with Jim a few times and feel so fortunate that I was able to meet him. He has a zest for life, he’s inspirational with a very positive mind set.
Chia seed is a super food packed with protein, vitamins and minerals. It is high in Omega-3 and Omega-6, essential fatty acids that promote healthy skin. Chia seed is known for its capabilities to sustain energy. I eat a small amount of chia seed daily. There are many recipes using chia seed in his book, The Magic of Chia: Revival of an Ancient Wonder Food.
Chia Seed Oil
I use chia seed oil in my anti-aging facial cream formulations. Chia seed oil moisturizes skin and promotes softening of wrinkles and elasticity of the skin. Chia seed oil leaves the skin soft and supple. We will be using chia seed oil in the age-defying & rejuvenating facial cream in Natural Skin & Body Care Product Making Course 2.