CHIA SEEDS NURITION INFORMATION
28grams of chia( about 2 tablespoons)
Fats: 9grams( 5 of which are omega-3s)
Calcium: 18% of the RDI
Manganese: 30% of RDI
Magnesium: 30% of the RDI
Phosporus: 27% of the RDI
BENEFITS OF CHIA SEEDS
Deliver a massive amount of nutrients with very few calories
Rich in anti-oxidants
Rich in high soluble fiber
High in quality protein
Strengthens the immune system
High in omega -3 fatty acids
Lowers the risk to Heart diseases
High in bone nutrients
Normalizes blood sugar levels
USAGE ( concerns)
1 table spoon in 250 ml water
Soak the seeds in water preferably overnight or at least 20 minutes
Can be added to yogurt, smoothies and fruit salads
They can also be easily incorporated into usual meals.
- Mix 2tsps of chia into oatmeal, yogurt, smoothies, fruit juices or other wet food.
- Make granola bars with chia seeds.
- Mix chia seeds into pastries e.g. pancakes, cakes and breads.
- Thicken soups and sauces with chia seeds.