Chia Seeds are nutrient dense and pack a punch of energy boosting power. They have become one of the most popular superfoods. These seeds are easy to digest and are highly valued for their nutrients and medicinal properties.
The health benefits include boosting digestive system, strengthening bones and muscles and reducing signs of aging.
- They are rich in antioxidants.
- These seeds contain a good amount of calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Thus it helps control blood pressure and maintain a healthy weight.
- The combination of protein, fiber and water absorption property of chia seeds gives quick satiety preventing binge eating.
- They are rich in polyunsaturated fats especially omega 3 fatty acids making chia seeds one of the richest sources of omega -3.
- These seeds contain a good amount of fiber and hence help maintain regular bowel function, reduce cholesterol levels and inflammation.