Whats the fuss about chia seeds?

It seems like every day research is finding new super foods that provide a ton of benefits.  One of these that’s been all the rave latelyare chia seeds. The really neat thing about chia seeds is that they really don’t have any taste, so they can be added to almost any food.  Some easy ideas are to sprinkle them over salad or cereal or add them to your protein shake.

Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Chiaseedshealth.org shared a list of benefits:

  • Increases endurance levels
  • Increases energy levels
  • Helps with weight loss
  • Normalises blood sugar levels
  • Cleanses the colon
  • Gets rid of the toxins
  • Prolongs hydration
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Helps tone muscles
  • Helps to lower the blood pressure
  • Improves mental performance
  • Improves night rest and mood
  • Lowers the risk of heart diseases
  • Improves overall health
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Absorbs extra acid, helping to get rid of acid reflux
  • Helps thyroid conditions
  • Helps IBS
  • Helps celiac disease

I use chia seeds.   I just put a couple tablespoons into my protein shake every morning. They have no taste, so I really don’t notice them to much, but I do notice the extra energy.

Have you tried them yet?