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Healthy benefits of Chia seeds

by Organic Condiments on September 30, 2021

Chia seeds have a long and storied history as an ancient dietary staple, but they recently gained recognition as the modern day "superfood" that it is. In recent years their popularity has exploded with people consuming them for various health benefits when even just 5 years ago only few knew about this wonderful food..

Chia seeds

Chia seeds are nutritious, delicious and gluten-free. They can be found as whole seed or flour for baking and in many health foods such as multigrain breads to provide fiber content. These tiny little wonders offer many benefits like being rich with omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants, but they also have some strong arming properties when you eat them! For example: if your stomach is feeling sick or bloated then chia will help strengthen it because of its natural anti fatty acid agents found within its outer layer called "belly fat."

 Chia seeds are known for their many health benefits:

 1) They provide essential nutrients like protein and dietary fiber

2) Improve blood sugar levels

3) Reduce inflammation

4) Lower cholesterol

5) Improve heart health

 Nutrition Facts:

A one-ounce (28 grams) serving of chia seeds contains:

  • Fiber: 11 grams.
  • Protein: 4 grams.
  • Fat: 9 grams (5 of which are omega-3s).
  • Calcium: 18% of the RDI.
  • Manganese: 30% of the RDI.
  • Magnesium: 30% of the RDI.
  • Phosphorus: 27% of the RDI.
  • They also contain a decent amount of zinc,
    vitamin B3 (niacin), potassium, vitamin B1 (thiamine) and vitamin B2.

Healthy Benefits:

  • Deliver a Massive Amount of Nutrients With Very Few Calories
  • Loaded With Antioxidants
  • All the Carbs in Them Are Fiber
  • High in Quality Protein
  • High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease
  • High in Many Important Bone Nutrients
  • May Reduce Blood Sugar Levels
  • Reduces Chronic Inflammation.

 Usage

Chia seeds can easily be incorporated into your diet::

  • They can be added to porridge as an extra topping.
  • You can sprinkle them on top of your salad, yogurt, or vegetables.
  • They can be eaten raw.
  • Soak them into juices or water and then have it.

 Conclusion

Chia seeds are a popular superfood because they contain many beneficial nutrients, including antioxidants and omega-3 fats. They also have an easy preparation method which makes them perfect for dietary additions such as porridge or smoothies. Studies suggest that chia has several health benefits ranging from weight loss to reduced inflammation; if you don’t eat these already then I highly recommend adding some into your diet today - it'll be worth every calorie. So don’t wait. Commit today to a healthy lifestyle by including healthy seeds by Orco

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