CHIA SEED OR SABJA is a black colored small seed full of nutrients and health benefits. But only a few people know about it Here are a few health benefits and different ways to include them in your diet: • Rich in omega 3 fatty acids: - Chia seeds are rich in polyunsaturated fats, especially omega-3 fatty acids. The omega-3s in chia seeds can help reduce inflammation, enhance cognitive performance and reduce high cholesterol. • High fiber content: - Only 2 tsp of chia seeds provide 10gms of fiber. Fiber helps in relieving constipation, provides satiety, lowers cholesterol, and regulates bowel functions. • High-quality protein: - They are a vegetarian source of high-quality protein, they can replace eggs due to their gel properties. • Full of antioxidants:- chia seeds help in preventing aging, cancer and they have a long shelf life due to high antioxidant content. • Minerals:- chia seeds have high calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and manganese. They help in promoting bone health, prevents hypertension, boost energy metabolism and performing several other important functions in body. • Low calorie:- they have very few calories and high protein, mineral, antioxidant, fiber, and omega 3 fatty acid content. They are ideal choice to be included in diet for weight loss. How to include chia seeds in your diet? Chia seeds can be eaten as whole, so no need to ground or soak or any other processing. U can add 1 tsp in 1 glass water or coconut water or lime water and drink or u can add to your smoothies, or sprinkle on salad or on your oatmeal. So enjoy a blast of nutrients in just a tsp of this wonder seed
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