What’s So Great About Chia Seeds?
It used to be flax seeds, but today it’s all about the chia seed. There are chia seeds, ground chia seeds, chia bars, chia snacks, chia drinks. Have you tried any of them? And why should you be eating chia seeds?
According to experts, they’re the absolute best source of omega three fats on the market. Plus, they are a high source of fiber and help to keep you full longer. Try adding a little bit of chia before your next meal and you’ll probably find yourself eating less!
So what makes chia a super food?
Chia seeds have:
-2 times the protein of any other seed or grain.
-5 times the calcium of milk, plus boron, which is a trace mineral that helps transfer calcium into your bones.
-2 times the amount of potassium as bananas.
-3 times the reported antioxidant strength of blueberries.
-3 times more iron than spinach.