What are chia seeds and do they deserve ‘superfood' status? There are so many chia seed benefits, but we've narrowed them down to our top favorite five.
Anyone who sees a handful of chia seeds might not imagine that they were once used as currency.
For centuries they were fundamental for the survival of civilizations like the Aztecs and Mayans. They even used them to pay their taxes.
Nowadays we know that these small, dark, white, or gray seeds are a super food. They're a great source of protein and contain all of the essential amino acids, proteins, vitamins and minerals, as well as all soluble and insoluble fiber.
If you still haven't gotten into the habit of eating chia seeds, we're going to give you five reasons that might change your mind:
They’re a natural source of antioxidants
They help you lose weight
They help control diabetes
They help our teeth and bones
They are great for our heart
What about you? Do you eat chia regularly?
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