Benefits of Chia Seeds - Make You Feel Full and Lose Weight

Chia seeds have recently been “discovered” as a fantastic nutritional resource packed with antioxidants, omega-3's, fiber, vitamins, minerals and complete proteins.

Chia seeds are rich in omega-3's, soluble fiber and antioxidants. Chia seeds are an excellent source of phosphorus, calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, iron,  and copper. They have 6 times more calcium, eleven times more phosphorus, and 5 times more potassium than milk. The Chia seeds are also rich in antioxidants; chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, quercetin, myricetin, and kaempferol flavonols. These antioxidants are more effective than both vitamin-C and E in their protective qualities.

9. weight-loss

They can help you lose weight

The 11 g. of fiber and 4.4 g. of protein in a single spoon of chia seeds can be beneficial for weight loss by helping keep you feel full for longer. The chia seeds can absorb water ten times of their weight, making them dense nutrient fillers to add to your salad or smoothies. But don't go overboard, Any more than the recommended eating, and the fiber can start to upset your stomach.

Eating chia seeds is so easy, just soak chia seeds in water and watch as they swell up within a few minutes. Blatantly tasteless by itself, but packed with benefits nutrients, and can be added to both foods and drinks, without altering the taste of the dish you add to it.

Other Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

The chia seeds may provide various roles of support for symptoms of many diseases. Omega fatty acids are the benefit, but another part of the general “tonic” effect of chia seeds is probably due to antioxidant action. The analyst of Appalachian State University has conducted a study involving 60 overweight women, ages 50-75 and reported an improvement in lipid levels following food that included chia seeds. Nutritionally chia seeds are nothing bad. For most people, they are food to include in your diet.