How to Consume Chia Seeds

How to Consume Chia Seeds
Written By: Prakratik Published In: Healthy Recipes Created Date: 2016-06-19 Hits: 324

SEEDS:

CHIA SEEDS

Can be consumes as:

Can be sprinkled on salads or smoothies.

Can be taken in oats or porridge or other wet breakfast options.

Can be mixed with various sandwich spread.

Can be incorporated into recipe.

Can be mixed with pureed fruits to make jams and jellies.

Can be grinded into flour known as gluten free flour.

Can be incorporated into baked recipes.

Can be used to thicken sauces and soups.

NUTRITIONAL VALUE (per 100gm)
NUTRITIONAL VALUE (PER 100gm) CHIA SEEDS

NOTE:

* Avoid giving chia seeds to small children.

* Make sure to mix seeds in another food or liquid, especially if you have swallowing problems.

* If you are soaking chia seeds in water, then it should be in the ratio of 1:10 because these seeds can hold up to 12 times its weight in water so, if you are having seeds raw without soaking drink plenty of water for the whole day to avoid dehydration.

HEALTH BENEFITS:

An excellent source of omega-3, they are also rich in antioxidants, fiber, magnesium, zinc, iron and calcium. Can help with weight loss and can also hydrate the body.

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