Chia seeds were once a staple in the Mayan and Aztec cultures. Now, people are starting to realize their immense health benefits. Here are eight reasons why you should start loving chia:
1.) Easy to digest
2.) Controls hunger, feel full faster!
3.) Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, carbs, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium
4.) Some experts say that chia seeds promote weight-loss
5.) Can be easily added to food and beverages-sprinkle some on top of those Christmas cookies! Also, when soaked in liquid, chia seeds become a gel-like pudding.
6.) Very few calories
7.) May lower the risk of heart conditions and diabetes
8.) Can improve sport performance because of their numerous nutrients
This is the chia seed pudding guide that I swear by:
How do you like to eat your chia seeds?