Jun 23, 2024, 10:21 AM IST

Chia Seeds vs Flax Seeds: Which is better for health?

Pravrajya Suruchi

Fiber: Chia edges out flax for fiber content.

Omega-3s: Flax takes the lead with slightly more omega-3s.

Minerals: Chia boasts more calcium, iron, and phosphorus.

Antioxidants: Flaxseed wins for antioxidant content.

Digestion: Chia forms a gel, aiding digestion for some.

Versatility: Both work in many dishes, but chia might be easier to sprinkle in.

Whole vs Ground: Grind flax for better nutrient absorption; chia is fine whole or ground.

Taste: Flax has a nuttier flavor, chia is milder.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports