The Amazing Powers of Chia Seeds
Add chia seeds to your water bottle, afternoon iced tea, or sprinkle them on salads, yogurt, and cereal. One ounce delivers an impressive 10 grams of fiber and 5 grams of protein. Research found they can help you eat less by naturally regulating blood sugar, which helps put the breaks on hunger. Chia seeds help in weight. They reduce food cravings by preventing some of the food that you eat from getting absorbed into your system. This blockage of calorie absorption makes them a great diet helper.
Chia seeds make you feel fuller faster. This is because they absorb 10 times their weight in water, forming a bulky gel. Omega-3: They are the richest plant source of Omega-3 (the vital fats that protect against inflammation—such as arthritis—and heart disease) Because chia seeds slow down how fast our bodies convert carbohydrates into simple sugars they can control blood sugar so they can also be used by diabetic people