A thousand benefits in a spoonful of chia seeds?

Chia seed-In this article you can find about the benefits of chia seeds and how to eat them.

Chia seeds are the seeds of the salvia plant. This seed belongs to the mint family. In ancient times, kings and warriors used to carry these seeds with them when they went to war. Because these seeds provide the required energy for a day.

Nutrients in chia seeds:

Chia seed contains 24 amino acids like fiber, protein, omega 3 fatty acid, and is rich in multi vitamins, antioxidants, micronutrients, zinc, ion, potassium.

Benefits of Chia Seed:

Chia seeds are low in calories and high in nutrients, making them helpful in weight loss. And since it is high in fiber, just taking a spoonful will give you a feeling of fullness. This prevents frequent occurrence of hunger.

The omega 3 acids in it dissolve excess bad fats in the body. Chia seeds are higher in Omega 3 than salmon in particular.

2 spoons of seeds contain 60% of our daily requirement of potassium, 31% of magnesium, 20% of protein, and 40% of fiber. Contains three times more iron than spinach.

Controls blood sugar levels. It contains alpha linolenic acid which maintains heart health.

The presence of zinc helps to remove plaque from the teeth and prevent it from coming back. It also removes bad breath. Regulates ovulation periods which are important for fertility in women.

Chia seeds are also useful for skin health. It is rich in anti-oxidants which repair the damaged cells in the skin and protect it from re-damage, thus making the skin look shiny.

How to take chia seeds:

Chia seeds must be soaked in water and taken. Two spoons per day is enough. Start with one spoonful when first taking.

When giving to children, it must be soaked. Pregnant women can take it under doctor’s prescription. And these chia seeds can be mixed in juice, salad etc. or these seeds can be roasted and powdered and mixed in idli flour, chapati flour etc.

Apart from knowing the health benefits of chia seeds, we can improve our health by using them daily.

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