Chia seeds are a GREAT source of Omega-3 and Omega 6 - essential fatty acids. Chia seeds contain the richest vegetable source for Omega 3’s–three to ten times the oil concetration of most grains and contain two times the amount of protein of most other grains.
Chia seeds are high in fiber - 42% of daily allowance
Chia seeds have calcium and Boron which helps assimilate calcium in the body. - 18% of daily allowance -five times the amount in milk!
Chia seeds have high quality protein -18 grams per 100 grams of seed
Chia seeds have magnesium - 15 times more then broccoli
Chia seeds have iron - 3 times more then spinach
Chia seeds are full of antioxidants oils
Chia seeds are low in sodium only 19mg per 100 grams of seed
Chia seeds promotes weight loss because it is hydrophilic and absorbs 14 times it’s weight in water. Will give a sense of being full.
Chia seeds increase energy, by slowing down the process in which you body converts carbohydrates to sugars.
Chia Seeds have no cholesterol