What is Chia Seeds Good For?

What is Chia Seeds Good For?

by Tara

You have probably heard a lot about these amazing seeds and are now wondering what is chia seeds good for. Well you have come to the right place and though I won’t be able to tell you everything about chia seeds because of the brevity of this article I will try to give you as much information about these seeds as is possible.

Chia seeds are an excellent source of fiber. Though these seeds are native of Mexico and have been eaten there for a long time now as well as in other Hispanic nations it is since recently that we in the western world have started to consume this seed as we are just now aware of its nutrient content.

So of course I haven’t answered your question of what is chia seeds good for?  Well of course what I’m going to tell you about are its health benefits. These seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids which are necessary for the human body since they are not produced by the body and can only be introduced through our diet. Chia seeds also stimulate digestion and regularize your bowel movements as well as regulate your blood sugar levels. It is also an ideal food for those who are trying to lose weight as well as it has a high amount of antioxidants which enable it to repair damage to cells giving your skin a healthier more youthful look.

Now that you know what is chia seeds good for you can start adding it to your diet so you can start benefiting from these wonderful seeds. They can be eaten with anything and can be used as a topping for salads, soups or you can use it in casseroles or even use its gel as a thickener for your sauces gravies and fruit jams and jellies.

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