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Basil Seeds: The New Superfood with Shakira Niazi

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Shakira Niazi is the founder of Basil Seed Works – an organic basil seed product line featuring the superfood ZenBasil. As a refugee from war-torn Afghanistan who was later raised and educated in the US, Shakira’s path to becoming an entrepreneur is remarkable. Although she’s known for her work with Vita Water – helping to solve the world water crisis and providing water points to poor villages around the world, her current focus is to bring basil seeds from the Far East to the Western world. Basil seeds are a natural source of fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

In today’s show, Shakira Niazi tells us her inspiring story - from childhood refugee to being featured in Times Square. We also discuss the amazing health benefits of basil seeds and why they are the new superfood!

Today on The Lab Report:

  • 5:30 Meet Shakira Niazi and hear her amazing story
  • 10:30 Changing courses through the pandemic
  • 20:40 Health benefits of basil seeds
  • 26:40 Hydrating and using basil seeds
  • 28:45 ZenBasil vs. other basil seeds
  • 30:45 Where to find ZenBasil
  • 32:00 The Fireball

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