10 Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

10 Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

1.Prevent diabetes

Chia Seeds will expand and become a gooey gel form after being in contact with body fluid, slowing down digestion process, avoiding sudden boost of blood glucose, helping patients of Diabetes 2 to control sugar level.

2. More fiber

2 tablespoons, about 28 grams or 1 oz. of Chia Seeds contain 11 grams of dietary fiber, equals to of an adult’s recommended daily intake. Just add some to maintain a balanced portion of dietary fiber to activate your digestion health.

3. Omega-3

2 tablespoons, about 28 grams or 1 oz. of  Chia Seeds contain 5 grams of Omega-3 fatty acids, 8 times more than salmon fish. These fatty acids help to maintain the health of our brain and blood vessels. Researchers discovered that Omega-3 in chia seeds is easier to absorb compared to flax seeds.

4. Teeth and skeletal health

One serving of Chia Seeds already contains 18% of the recommended daily intake of calcium to maintain the health of our teeth and bones, preventing osteoporosis.

5. Manganese

Manganese is not commonly known nutrient, but it is important to us. It is important to our bones and acts as an agent to help absorb other nutrients and vitamins to preserve our health, like biotin and Vitamin B1. One serving of Chia Seeds contains 28 grams of manganese, about 30% of daily intake.

6. Phosphorus

One serving of Chia Seeds provides 27% of our recommended daily intake of phosphorus. It boosts regeneration and recovery of body cells and tissues.

7. Protein

A very important source of protein, especially to vegetarians, and cholesterol-free. One serving of Chia Seeds contains 4.4 grams of protein, 10% of recommended daily intake.

8. Burn abdominal and body fat

Chia Seed stabilizes blood glucose and controls the effects of insulin R to abdominal and body fat.

9. Full stomach

Chia Seeds contain Tryptophan, a kind of amino acids what makes you sleepy after eating, similar to the effect after eating turkey. Chia Seeds will not make you sleepy. It controls your desire to eat, improves sleep and emotions.

10. Improves cardiovascular health

Chia Seeds help improve blood pressure of diabetic patients. It also increases HDL and at the same time, lower total, LDL and triglyceride cholesterol!

 

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