Food Facts A to Z : C is for Chia seeds

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Health Benefits Of Chia Seeds:

High in FIBRE to help digestion and improve regularity,

Packed with OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS for brain health,

Source of CALCIUM for strong teeth and bones,

Quality PROTEIN to helpmwith weight loss.

Rich in ANTIOXIDANTS that help protect the body from free radicals (which contribute to aging and cancer}.

 

 

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Uses For Chia Seeds

As an egg substitute.

Make healthy pudding.

Thicken sauces/gravies.

Make grain free crackers.

Homemade energy gel.

In meatloaf or meatballs.

To “bread” fish or chicken.

 

 

 

chia seeds quick fact

Quick Fact

2 tablespoons of Chia Seeds provide 20% of our daily fibre needs.

7 thoughts on “Food Facts A to Z : C is for Chia seeds

  1. This is fantastic!

    I wonder how many chia products are as beneficial as they claim to be based on how they’re made though. Thinking of the drinks specifically, if the seeds are swallowed whole (I tried to chew, but it’s hard!), how many come out that way? 😂🙈

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