Health Benefit of Chia Seeds

Chia seed is a highly nutritious, medicinal, and it has been used for centuries for its beneficial properties. Chia seed contains large amounts of B vitamins and calcium. In roughly two ounces of chia (100 grams), there are 600 milligrams of calcium, contrasted with 120 milligrams of calcium in the same amount of milk. That’s five times as much calcium than milk! Chia also contains boron, which is needed for bones.

Still not convinced about adding chia seeds to your diet on a regular basis? Here are few more health benefits for you :

  • They boost your energy levels.
  • They contain plenty of fibre and hence improves digestive system.
  • They increase brain power.
  • They help you lose weight.
  • They build lean and strong muscle.
  • They improve dental health.
  • They are great for the heart.
  • They are naturally anti-inflammatory.
  • They are anti-ageing superfoods.
  • They help prevent Type 2 diabetes.

Touted as being the new “superfood”, Chia seeds are high in easily digestible protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins, soluble fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and are a digestive, disinfectant, febrifuge and ophthalmic. They are currently being used for their nutritional and medicinal properties, endurance for athletes, for suppressing the appetite, weight loss, leveling blood sugar, and for aiding intestinal regularity. Chia seeds readily dissolve into the water, creating a substance that looks like gelatin. Include them in your diet today.

19 Comments Add yours

  1. Lisa Coleman says:

    We put them in melted dark chocolate with organic oats & organic nuts to make a chocolate bark.

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    1. PB says:

      Ah perfect !!!!

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  2. My son loves chia seeds , I just started adding flax seed to my oatmeal.

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    1. PB says:

      That’s great. It’s a superfood. high in easily digestible protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins, soluble fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and are a digestive, disinfectant, febrifuge and ophthalmic.

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      1. Thank you! Yes was amazed how heathy it is.

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  3. inhiscare753 says:

    Great. Thanks for sharing, quite informative😊🌸

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    1. PB says:

      I am glad you liked it.

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      1. inhiscare753 says:

        You are certainly welcome .

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  4. Thanks for this info. My question is – how much chia seeds must one consume? I am thinking a little bit goes a long way.

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    1. PB says:

      A spoonful of chia a day goes a long way !!

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  5. Wakeupkitty says:

    But there is one thing you forget to mention: out of plants the human body can only take 1-7% and out of organic food 40-70%. So I am not really impressed also not because plants are very hard to digest and we have nothing extra to do so. 🤔

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    1. PB says:

      See what works for you 🙂
      We all have our favourites

      Like

  6. gpavants says:

    Great stuff, we love chia.

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    1. PB says:

      You have made the right choice for your health Gary. Thank you for stopping by.

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      1. gpavants says:

        You bet. Eat healthy. Cha, cha, cha chia. Did you all have that commercial in India?

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      2. PB says:

        Hahahaha no not yet…but it’s seems to be an interesting one 🙂

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      3. gpavants says:

        Before we knew Chia was good to eat, we saw the Chia ornamental plants usually grown on a decorative character’s head like hair. You have to You Tube it.

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      4. PB says:

        Right on it. Never heard of decorative pieces for chia.

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