Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from a member of mint family grown in south America. Chia seeds are consider to be super food because of its Nutrition value. It contain Omega-3 fatty acid, Carbohydrates, Protein, Fiber, Antioxidants and calcium. One ounce of chia seed contain 11 grams of fiber,4 gram of protein, 9 gram of fat, plus vitamins and minerals. Chia seeds are water soluble fiber, they turned into a gel after getting wet. soluble fiber helps in managing blood sugar level and feeds the gut- friendly bacteria.
Benefits of Chia seeds:
- Stimulate weight loss: Normal intake of chia seeds can help you loosing those kilos. these seeds absorb water in stomach and then expand, thereby suppressing your appetite. this can eventually lead to lose weight.
- Chia seeds may help build strong bones: Chia seeds are rich in calcium and magnesium - both of which are crucial for maintaining bones and teeth health.
- Regulate blood sugar level and prevent Diabetes: Chia seeds may improve insulin sensitivity and stabilize blood sugar level of body.
- Boost energy and Metabolism: Chia seeds are rich in B Vitamins, minerals, zinc, iron and Magnesium all of which help in boosting energy and metabolism.