- Combat Diabetes
Chia seeds might be a potential natural treatment for Type 2 Diabetes due to their ability to slow down digestiion. The gelatinous nature of chia seeds when added to liquids can also prevent blood sugar spikes.
- Improve Heart Health
Chia seeds have been shown to improve blood pressure in diabetics and may also lower cholesterol.
- High in Fibre
Chia seeds are very high in fibre and so good for your digestive health and keeeping you “regular”.
- Bags of Omega 3 – Good for Brain Health
The high level of Omega 3’s in chia seeds are good for your brain health.
- Calcium – Helps fight Osteoporosis
Good for bones and teeth as Chia seeds are very high in Calcium.
- A good source of Protein
Chia seeds are a good source of dietary protein and without any cholesterol too!
- Sources of minerals
Chia seeds contain Maganese which helps your body use other essentail nutrients like biotin and thiamin. They also contain phosphorus which helps with your teeth and bones whilst synthesizing protein which helps your body repair itself.
- Fill your boots and smile
Chia seeds contain Tryptophan, an amino acid that helps regulate appetite, sleep and improve your mood.