Chia Seeds (Salvia hispanica) native to central and southern Mexico, and Guatemala. A food that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, used for nutritious drinks and as a food source providing protein, fats and fiber.
Health Benefits: Water-soaked chia seeds are easily digested & absorbed. Help weight loss. By reducing food cravings & preventing some of the food that you eat from getting absorbed into your system.Chiais highly 'hydrophilic' water, it can help athletes prolong hydration & retain electrolytes, especially during exertion. Chia gel creates a physical barrier between carbohydrates & the digestive enzymes that break them down, which slows the conversion of carbs into sugar, thus it can control blood sugar. Its Omega -3, protect against inflammation- such as arthritis & heart disease.
Suggested Uses: Ground Chia seeds are easier to use in baked goods including breads, cakes, cookies and biscuits. Ground Chia seeds are great used as porridge meal that can be eaten directly. Mix ground seeds with flour, milk and eggs to make pancakes or mix with ground beef to make meatballs. They have a pleasant nutty flavor, Can be added to smoothies and substituted for Flax seeds in recipes.
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