Chia seeds are an amazing superfood and brain food that contain many health and healing benefits. They are a source of protein, vitamins E & B-complex and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, boron, zinc and iron. They are higher in omega-3 fatty acids than any other food and are known to be particularly beneficial for chronic inflammation, heart disease, brain function, cancer, and autoimmune diseases.
Chia seeds are a great “brain food” and they are known to help improve memory, sharpen focus and concentration skills, and reduce brain fog and forgetfulness. Great for school and college goers or office workers. They are high in antioxidants and can help to prevent certain health conditions such as heart disease, cancer, and stroke. They also contain powerful anti-inflammatory properties which makes them a good food for those who suffer with rheumatoid arthritis, COPD, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiomyopathy, chronic fatigue syndrome, and chronic nerve pain.
Chia seeds are a great food for diabetics since they help to stabilize and control blood sugar levels. They are also an excellent weight loss food due to their high fiber and protein content which can boost the metabolism and promote lean muscle mass. Chia seeds are known to help soothe and cleanse the colon as well as absorb toxins while strengthening peristaltic action. They provide a great source of energy and can help you feel energized with sustaining energy all day long!
RECIPE: Chia Pudding
Prepare a chia pudding by stirring together 3 tablespoons of chia seeds and 14 oz coconut milk and allowing to sit overnight in the refrigerator. In the morning, scoop the pudding into a bowl and top with fresh berries. It is a delicious and satisfying meal that will keep you energized and nourish all day long.
Chia seeds are becoming more popular now and can be found at your local health food store, online or in most supermarkets.
Have you tried Chia seeds yet?