Chia seed is an edible seed comes from the desert plant salvia hispanica. Chia seed is native to South America and have been a staple Mayan and Aztec diet for centuries. Chia seed is considered as super food due to high amount of fiber, protein, omega 3 fatty acid, antioxidant and calcium. Benefits of chia seed
1. Meal Replacement for Weight Reduction - High fiber content in Chia seed keeps hunger controlled for several hours, hence helps in reducing weight. Chia Seeds can be used as Meal Replacement for weight reduction. Take 2 teaspoon Chia Seed and soak them in 100 ml water for 5 minutes. Add 10 pieces of Almond and 5 pieces of Cashew nuts. Add 200 ml milk or butter milk as per taste. Replace the dish with dinner and start losing weight.
2. High fiber content - Chia seeds are excellent source of fiber, with a whopping 10 grams fiber in only 2 tablespoons i.e. one-third of the daily recommended intake of fiber. Chia seeds can absorb large amount of water forming thick paste which helps in reliving constipation
3. Low Glicimic Index - Chia seeds contains more than 16% protein and 34% fiber. Due to this unique combination it helps in controlling appetite and blood sugar for diabetic person. If diabetic overweight person wants to reduce weight, chia seed is an ideal choice.
4. Gluten free - Chia seed is gluten free, hence people allergic to gluten can also get the benefit of chia seed. 5. Rich in Antioxidant - Chia Seed is rich in antioxidants and helps in protecting the body from free radicals and aging. Disclaimer: This product is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose any disease.