Chia seeds are one of the richest source of plant based omega 3 fatty acids, mainly ALA (Alpha Linolenic Acid) and EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) ideal for vegans.
It has numerous health benefiting aspects like improving brain functioning and reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia, reducing inflammation and cholesterol, relieving joint pains, stiffness and arthritis.
Here are a few easy to make and healthy recipes using chia that can be included in the diet form effective weight loss.
This is a delicious and extremely healthy breakfast food with all the goodness of fruits, nuts and chia seeds that will be loved by the entire family and can be prepared in a jiffy.
Chia is not only a great source of calcium that helps in strengthening bones but packed with other minerals like manganese, phosphorus, selenium, magnesium and copper.
Bring out and pour in 2 medium sized glass bowls topped with the fruits and nuts, serve cold.Chia seeds have been shown to help reduce triglycerides and bad cholesterol LDL and increase the level of HDL or the good cholesterol.It also keeps blood pressure under control, reduces insulin resistance, inflammation of arteries and cuts down belly fat that works positively towards maintaining a healthy heart and preventing strokes and heart attack.It stimulates the functioning of the immune system and protects the body against cancer, chronic diseases, and premature aging.Chia seed is one of the best sources of fiber in the world and about 40% of its weight is from fiber that makes it one of the healthiest foods for those trying to lose weight.