It’s true, this yummy snack comes from the very same plant as the infamous Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Pet. Chia seeds are a great source of both Omega-3 Fatty Acids and fiber, and they aid in digestion. They are also loaded with calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus. Unlike flax seeds, chia seeds can be eaten ground and whole. Chia Seeds are tasteless, so they are a great nutritional booster to just about anything.
In a one ounce serving of chia seeds you get-
- 11 grams of fiber
- 18% of your daily calcium
- 27% of your daily phosphorus
- 4.4 grams of protein
- 5 grams of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
When you let chia seeds soak in liquid for about 30 minutes, they expand to 3 times their size and become gel-like (great for regularity!).… Read More