Chia seeds have a daily norm for a healthy person = 2 to 3 spoons
Chia seeds are another superfood that is becoming more and more popular. People believe that chia seeds should be added to meals because they prolong youth and strengthen immunity.
Chia seeds came from old Mexico. Chia seeds were used as currency in ancient Mexico. These seeds were considered mystical and endowed with military strength and endurance. Today, chia is more than exotic and can be found in all stores.
The benefits of chia seeds are:
- have 2 times more vegetable protein than other cereals
- they have 3 times more potassium than bananas
- have 5 times more calcium than milk
- have 7 times more ascorbic acid than oranges
- the seeds are rich in antioxidants, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids
- only 2 tablespoons of chia seeds provide 30% of the daily norm of magnesium
-contributes to lowering high arterial pressure and blood thinning
The negative sides of chia seeds are:
- seeds are very caloric. There are 135 calories in 2 small spoons of seeds.
-seeds can be put to germinate and eaten in any quantity. Because the germinated seeds have no weakness
- contraindications are: kidney disease, allergy, flatulence, hypotension and pregnancy, breastfeeding period.
Important information: Do not combine chia seeds with aspirin and anticoagulants
The daily norm of chia seeds is 2 to 3 tablespoons for a healthy person.
Chia seeds can be added to soups, stews, even main dishes. A gelatinous consistency is formed when mixed with water. Chia seeds in a gelatinous consistency can be added to dough (instead of eggs), various sauces and toppings to achieve the desired thickness.