What the heck is a chia seed?

Hispanic sage, better known as chia, is a small but mighty food; It has medicinal properties and a lot of nutritional value.
With just one tablespoon you get:

  •  Zinc
  • Vitamins A, B, E
  • 5 grams of fiber
  • 3 grams of protein
  • 60 calories
  • Fibers and protein
  • Omega-3, Omega-6
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Phosphate

        It is rich in antioxidants and essential nutrients that improve digestion, skin, heart. It helps fight diabetes, have stronger bones, lose weight and build muscle. If you want to have a diet richer in fiber, here is the perfect food, however, you should not consume it in large quantities, 1-3 times a week is very good, because when the seed is abused, it can cause stomach pain . Find out how you can add chia to food.

    Ways to Incorporate Chia in Meals:

    • Yogurt

    When the seed absorbs water and other liquids it creates a jelly-like texture, you can let the seed soak in almond milk and then combine them with fruit. Also, you can combine it with juices and fruit smoothies.

    • Broths and Soups

    The seed does not have a strong flavor, so it goes very well in any dish, for example, you can add it to broths and your favorite creams to thicken it, help with the thickening . You can crush the seed so that it pulverizes into a powder.

    • pancakes

    One way to make pancakes more nutritious is to add a tablespoon of chia seeds to the mix, you won't notice much of a difference in flavor. On the other hand, this works as a vegan substitute for the egg, you must soak it in water for 30 minutes and that's it.

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    Frederick F.

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