Chia seeds are a great super food that must be in your kitchen, besides its health benefits, it provides food texture and a blender taste that you can´t lose. This super food is well known as a great source of omega 3, fiber, weight management, and are very easy to add to your recipes making them healthier.
Chia seeds comes from a flowering plant called Salvia hispanica native of Guatemala and Mexico, based in history, it was a very important food of the Aztecs.
If you are trying to lose or control weight, chia seeds are a perfect choice. This tiny superfood is an excellent source of fiber, with only 2 tablespoon you get 10 grams of fiber,that is one-third of the daily recommendation per day. Chia seeds provides 4 grams of protein, which is also a great protein source for vegetarians. The combination of fiber, protein, and gelling action makes you feel satisfied helping you lowering food cravings between meals.
Blood sugar regulation
Chia seeds has been object of studied by scientist because of its high potential for treating type two diabetes. The gelling action has the ability to slow down digestion preventing high glucose spikes, so this superfood must be on the grocery list.
Great detox ingredient
Is a detox package! Chia seeds are high in antioxidants that protect the fats, omega 3, in the seeds, they also can improve health because of the anti age action and fight the production of free radicals that are linked to some types of cancer and heart disease.
Improve heart and bones health
Chia seeds improve blood pressure, boost good cholesterol levels and decrease LDL, and triglycerides. Definitely improve your health at all, besides, It makes bones stronger because 28 grams has 18% of the recommended daily intake for calcium which boost your tooth health and prevents osteoporosis.