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Tiny yet mighty, Chia Seeds!

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Tiny yet mighty, Chia Seeds!

Chia seeds may be small, but their nutrient properties are vast, outweighing many of its superfood counterparts. Chia seeds have been a staple in Central American diet for centuries because of their nutritional benefits.

 

5 top benefits of Chia Seeds:

  1. Chia seeds are packed with antioxidants. Antioxidants benefit human health by neutralizing free radicals which may prevent aging and disease. Chia seeds contain 5 main antioxidants that help protect your heart and liver: chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, myricetin, quercetin, kaempferol.
  2. High in fiber and protein (4.7 grams protein/2 Tablespoons ; 9.8 grams fiber/2 Tablespoons) à keeps you fuller longer à aids in weight loss
  3. High fiber content also improves insulin sensitivity à stabilizes blood sugar levels after meals
  4. High in omega 3s (specifically alpha-linoleic acid) à may reduce blood pressure in people with hypertension à may reduce risk of heart disease
  5. Contains high amounts of nutrients needed for bone health: calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, alpha-linoleic acid (ALA)  à maintains good bone mineral density a increases bone strength

 

Each LuvSnacks CollOATgenjar contains 1.5 grams of chia seeds which provides 0.25 grams of protein and 0.52 grams of fiber per jar just from those chia seeds

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/11-proven-health-benefits-of-chia-seeds

Demetria Vlahos
Demetria Vlahos


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