Chia Seeds - The word
Chia means Strength.
Knowingly or unknowingly you would have
savored these tiny seeds in your subs,
breads, granola bars, muffins, brownies
For traditional Indian cuisine lovers these
power boosters find their way in your
summer favroite Faluda.
Little did you know these are power packs
of energy boosters?
The soldiers of Aztec empire now the Mexico City called it runners food
and said just 1 spoonful of chia could sustain them for 24 hours.
Lets divulge into the ocean of nutrients they hold.
Omega-3 Rich - Chia seeds have a huge percentage (20%) of omega-3 a plant
food substitute for fish-oil. Omega-3 is an important fatty acid that does not get
generated in the body and is available only via diet.
Being rich in Omega-3 makes Chia seeds of utmost importance in natural nutrient
All pregnant mommies add these tiny seeds to make your tiny babys brain develop
better. The required intake of omega-3 rich foods leads to Higher- IQ and better
brain development of the baby.
Dietary Fiber: Are you from the club of salads haters that make way to your plate
for the sake of fiber they have. One serving of Chia seeds completes your one
days requirement of dietary fiber. All the carbs it has are fiber.
Rich fiber content of chia improves:
A healthy treat for your heart:
Chia has anti-inflammatory properties. It regulates:
Chia seeds helps the body to absorb fat soluble vitamins A,D, E and K.
Enhances your Athletic Performance:
Consuming chia seeds improves your exercise performance. It works the same way as
a sugar laden sports drink does but saves you from the loading calories.
Balances your Insulin:
Chia works on the gross root causes of development of diabetes:
It improves your metabolism disorders like dyslipidemia(excessive fat in the blood)
Chia has about 18% of daily calcium needs of our body.
Boron is a very crucial nutrient present in Chia. Boron present in chia promotes:
Builds muscle mass and helps lose weight:
Its a top plant based source of protein.
Chia adds lean muscle and burns fat.
Works on roots of Breast and Cervical Cancer:
Chia seeds kills the malignant cells without harming the normal health cells.
Improves your Dental Health:
Saves you from your trip to someone you and your pocket fears the most The
For the ones who believe in statistics:
28 grams, or about 2 tablespoons of Chia supplies only 137 calories and one gram of digestible carbohydrate!
Do you gain all your weight due to that sweet tooth?
Its has a solution for your sugar cravings too!!
The water that Chia absorbs keeps you feeling fuller longer reducing your sugar
Finding it tough to get rid of your Pooch Belly?
The dietary addition of chia seeds also reduces visceral adipose tissue, a belly
fat tissue that effects the metabolism of the body and is a component of obesity!
Chia seeds have a mild nutty taste and can easily be added to most dishes as a
garnish, yet chewing small seeds like chia generally doesnot make the omega- and
other nutrients readily available for digestion and assimilation. The best way to
access their vitamins and minerals is to either grind or soak them.
Soak Chia in 1:10 ratio of chia to water. Let it be there for 30 minutes to 2 hours.
Added so much to your information about Chia- that will not help. Rush and grab your
bag of Chia from your grocer or online at
Best way to get energy!!