Chia seeds contain about 20% protein; 40% vegetable fats; 38% carbohydrates (insoluble fiber, soluble fiber, amino acids); Omega 3; vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, С, PP, K; Micro and macro elements: Ca, Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn, Se, Mg, Na, K, P.

100g of chia seeds correspond to:

• 545 ml of milk as a source of calcium;

• 294g of oats as a source of cellulose;

• 900 g of oranges as a source of antioxidants;

• 178g of bananas as a source of potassium;

• 992g of salmon as a source of omega-3;

• 216g of walnuts as a source of magnesium;

• 400g of spinach as a source of iron;

11 Reasons Why You Should Eat Chia Seeds Daily:

1. Contains a large amount of nutrients and at the same time – very few calories.

2. Chia seeds are the best source of antioxidants, which are necessary to keep the body healthy and young.

3. Chia seeds promote weight loss. It contains a large amount of insoluble carbohydrates, which is why it can absorb up to 12 times its weight in water, so it gives a feeling of bulk when taken. Added to this is the abundant content of proteins and amino acids, which is one of the factors determining the decrease in appetite and the disappearance of the desire to eat.

4. Chia seeds also regulate the proper functioning of the gastrointestinal tract.

5. Chia seeds have 5 times more calcium than milk, 2 times more protein than whole grain seeds, 2 times more potassium than bananas, 9 times more omega-3 than fish, etc. Taking chia seeds gives a person strength, energy, and health.

6. Chia seeds improve brain function.

7. Chia seeds strengthen teeth and bones.

8. Chia seeds contain a large amount of omega-3 and omega-6, which are important for the heart, to reduce cholesterol levels in the blood.

9. Chia seeds help lower blood pressure.

10. Chia seeds help regulate blood sugar.

11. It has been established by clinical studies that when taken systematically, it regulates blood viscosity and reduces the risk of blood clot formation.

Dosage: the daily norm for children under 14 years old is 1 or 2 teaspoons.

For older people, the daily norm is 1 or 2 tablespoons.

Chia seeds expand 10-12 times in liquid. Therefore, it is recommended to shake it before taking it and try to absorb the required amount of liquid.

Pour 1 tablespoon of seeds into 150-200 ml of cold boiled water, milk or fruit juice and leave for 15-20 minutes. They take it once a day.

It can also be used with porridge and other foods.

In the case of using chia seeds for treatment, heat treatment of the seeds is not recommended, as most of the substances are destroyed during this process.

Side effects: can cause gas accumulation, diarrhea, skin rash. In such cases, it is not recommended to take it, or it is necessary to reduce the dose.

Contraindication: it is not recommended to use during pregnancy and lactation, as there are no relevant research data.

Not recommended for low blood pressure.

Do not take with aspirin.

It doesn’t matter whether you are healthy or not, everyone needs chia seeds every day: it is enough to systematically add them (like salt) to salads or other dishes,

Not genetically modified.

Shelf life: 1 year