BENEFITS OF CHIA SEEDS FOR YOUR WEIGHT AND HEALTH.
You must have heard about Chia Seeds, maybe your friends or colleague has been consuming them on a daily basis. They more often add them in their water and drink it(along with seeds) which makes you wonder “how can someone spoil their water with those ugly looking seeds?”. I am with you on this, but unfortunately, fitness is with them.
Chia seeds come from a plant names SALVIA HISPANICA and their seeds are known as CHIA which also means ‘STRENGTH” in ancient language These seeds come with many health benefit factor. They are filled with nutrition, calcium and protein and whatnot.
Before I tell you how to consume them, Here are 5 Reasons to include Chia seeds in your lifestyle.
FILLED WITH NUTRITEINT AND PROTEIN
Believe it or not, about 2 tablespoons of Chia Seeds contain 5 grams of protein, 10 grams of fibre and 138 calories.thats a lot of numbers coming from teenie tiny seeds. Not only it boosts your strength and energy, but it also improves your blood sugar level and helps to control your hunger and calorie intake.whats not to like about them?
IMPROVE YOUR SKIN HEALTH
YES, You read it right. Chia seeds are loaded with anti-oxidant, how does it help?
Well antioxidant, reduce inflammation in the skin which help it heal faster, repair itself and correct visibly damaged skin. These tiny seeds can brighter your skin and help to smooth fine lines. Regular consumption of Chia seeds also helps to prevent premature ageing of the skin.
HELPS IN WEIGHT LOSS
Since Chia seeds contain a good amount of Fiber which helps to regulate the bowel movement of your system. Consuming Chia seeds makes one feel fuller as it absorbs water and expands in your stomach. thus it helps to suppress your hunger and contribute to your weight loss goals.
Chia seeds have Calcium content. The calcium-rich diet helps to build and protect your bone. Since our body doesn’t naturally produce calcium, it’s vital to eat and intake calcium as much your body needs. The lack of same weakens your bones results in fragile bones. Now, as long as you consume Chia seeds, you don’t have to worry about this problem anymore.
HEALTHIFY YOUR HEART
Chia seeds reduce the risk of heart diseases. it is rich in Omega polyunsaturated fatty acids and dietary fibre which are very essential to maintain a healthy heart and reduce the chances of Coronary heart diseases.
How can you consume Chia seeds?
From eating them raw to soak them in water and sprout them before consuming them, There are many ways to consume them.
Since they do not have any solid flavour of their own, You can add them in any vegetable or fruit juice.
You can add them in your morning ritual drink such as lemon drink water or apple cider drink and boost your weight loss process.
Be creative and add it to your yoghurt, pudding or even in milk. WHY NOT.
With that, I hope I convinced you to go right away to the market and buy yourself loads of Chia seeds.
Thank you to reach the end of the post.