Health benefits of chia seeds
Chia seeds contain a low percentage of calories. They also contain zinc, vitamin B3, potassium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and digestible carbohydrates. Chia seeds also contain protein, which helps reduce appetite.
Chia seeds contain a high amount of anti-oxidants which make them used to prevent aging and some diseases such as cancer.
Chia seeds contain fiber that lowers blood sugar because it slows down the digestion process, making sugar absorption into the blood slow.
Eating chia seeds improves blood flow and reduces the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
• Studies have confirmed that eating chia seeds and oats helps reduce cholesterol in the blood and reduce the incidence of infections, as well as reducing the presence of belly fat.
• Chia seeds contain calcium, phosphorus and magnesium, which helps in preserving bones and fighting osteoporosis, and is an alternative source of milk for people who prefer not to consume milk or milk.
Eating chia seeds improves athletes ’performance, especially if taken before exercising.
Chia seeds help improve digestion because they are high in fiber.