Chia seeds are the new health food seed, that are gaining in popularity. It is edible seed and comes from the plant Salvia hispanica, that generally known as chia.
The chia seeds are full of foods value. It is high in antioxidants, healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamins and minerals.
As the Chia seeds are contains huge amount of protein and fiber, therefore a lot of health experts consider that it would be helps in weight loss. Although several studies on it show that it has no effects on weight loss but have various benefits for health such as heart health and type 2 diabetic, they should be able to improve metabolic health. Further more study is required before chia can be suggested either for weight loss or heart health,
Hence it should be contain in our daily foods, mixed with other food or emulsified with water as a fresh drink; ground to become flour as part of medicines; pressed to obtain oil and has even been used in cosmetic products as a healthy alternative for your skin.
Here I suggest an awesome eBook with some healthy chia Seed recipes. The author collects a lot of healthy chia Seed recipes that really taste like something we want to eat.
Chia Seed Recipes: Nature’s Ancient Seed Recipes for Health, Wellness and Weight-Loss (The Easy Recipe)
The Ultimate Collection – Over 50 Healthy & Delicious Chia Seed Recipes
Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood (Superfood Series)
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The Chia Seed Cookbook: Eat Well, Feel Great, Lose Weight