Mar 4, 2024, 03:36 PM IST

10 health benefits of soaked chia seeds

Sonali Sharma

Chia seeds are rich in fibre, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, calcium and magnesium.

Soaked chia seeds form a gel-like substance due to high fiber content. It helps in digestion by keeping the bowel movement regular and preventing constipation.

Chia seeds are also good in weight management as they can absorb water and make you feel full which can curb overeating and other food cravings.

The omega-3 fatty acids in chia seeds help in lowering bad cholesterol levels, reducing inflammation, and improving heart health.

Chia seeds are known for their ability to provide sustained energy due to their high carbohydrate and protein content.

Chia seeds are a great source of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus which are essential for maintaining strong bones. 

Chia seeds can regulate blood sugar levels.

Chia seeds can help reduce inflammation in the body, which is linked to various chronic diseases.

Chia seeds have omega-3 fatty acids which play a crucial role in maintaing brain health and supporting cognitive function.

Chia seeds are packed with antioxidants that help fight free radicals, preventing damage to the skin and keeping it healthy and youthful-looking.

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.