Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Your breakfast and snacks with chia seeds

Chia seeds are one of the best plant-based sources of omega-3s, so start your day with a tablespoon of chia seeds
Chia Seeds

Chia seeds pack in an impressive 11 grams of fiber in just two tablespoons, making it a fantastic appetite suppressant and one of the best weight management foods. It lowering the risk of heart disease and type II diabetes, meaning that tiny tablespoon of chia seeds will help you live a longer, and healthier.


Chia seeds is hydrophilic, which is a fancy way of saying it soaks up water, Chia seeds expand to as much as 10 times their size when in liquid, helping you feel full and reducing your appetite. This process makes chia seeds fantastic pre-workout fuel because they’ll help keep you hydrated and functioning at your best until you’ve logged your last lap. As they’re digested and start breaking down, chia seeds release all that water they soaked up. This way, they’re actually hydrating, even though they’ve already been ingested. Reference: Carolyn Brown

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