Keeping yourself fit and healthy is very important and in order to keep the body maintained, people look for products that have nutritional benefits and have minimum calories. There are a lot of such products in the market and they are termed as superfoods. These nutritious products act as a ‘powerhouse’ as they are packed with high volumes of minerals, vitamins, fiber and antioxidants that help maintain the body’s overall health. According to an Indian Express report, rather than focusing on any one superfood, people should try to keep a mix of these superfoods for better results. One such popular product is chia seed.
Chia seeds are tiny seeds which contain the healthy omega 3 fatty acids. This acid helps in increasing the good cholesterol that protects against heart attacks and strokes, whereas the fiber present in it helps reduce weight and appetite.
The best thing about chia seed is that you can add them into anything – from fruit bowls to milk to salads and also plain water.
Here are a few benefits:
People who suffer from diabetes can use chia seeds for controlling sugar. It can be very effective.
Chia seeds also have anti-inflammatory properties which will help keep bloating at bay. It also helps in reducing body weight as it reduces your appetite and makes you feel full for longer.
For quick weight loss, chia seeds can be quite effective. It’ll boost up your metabolism as it supplies good amount of micronutrients, fiber and antioxidants.
How to make your chia seeds drink with water?
The easiest way to consume chia seeds is by making one of chia seeds water. In order to make it, take one teaspoon of chia seeds and soak it in a glass of water. Let it sit for at least an hour. Strain and drink, you can also add sliced pieces of lemon to it.