Chia seedsmay 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:
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.
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
High fiber content also improves insulin sensitivity à stabilizes blood sugar levels after meals
High in omega 3s (specifically alpha-linoleic acid) à may reduce blood pressure in people with hypertension à may reduce risk of heart disease
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
EachLuvSnacks™CollOATgenjar contains 1.5 grams of chia seeds which provides 0.25 grams of protein and 0.52 grams of fiber per jarjustfrom those chia seeds