As low as four spoons of this delicious source of energy contain about 9 grams of easy-to-digest protein and amino acids necessary for our body. Chia seeds are a source of omega-3 fatty acids (that can't be produced by humans) which improve brain functions, lower blood cholesterol and prevent various hearts conditions.
That's right, we talk about nutritional powerhouses that are becoming increasingly popular, especially in healthy recipes such as salads!
Chia seeds can be combined with cereals, yoghurt, as an addition to various fruit and vegetable juices or cakes.
Use whole chia seeds in salads and add a little crunch without affecting the flavour.
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Chia is a real treasure trove of nutrients - an important source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in dietary fibre, protein, amino acids, antioxidants and contains a full range of micronutrients including calcium, B vitamins, zinc, boron, potassium, copper and phosphorus.
Interestingly, consuming just two tablespoons of seeds provides approximately 7 grams of fibre (which is a quarter of the recommended daily intake), 4 grams of protein, 205 milligrams of calcium and even 5 grams of omega-3 fatty acids, while containing only 140 kcal.
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