OTHER NAME : Chian, Chien, Golden chia
BOTANICAL NAME : Salvia Hispanica
PLANT FAMILY : Salvia
Chia seeds are rich in omega 3 s, fiber, protein, and essential vitamins and minerals sustain energy levels naturally while helping you stay fuller longe. Chia seeds are virtually tasteless and can be added to your favourite foods for added texture and protein, add chia seeds to smoothies, oatmeal or yogurt for a satisfying snac.
Chia seed is a natural source of protein, dietary fiber (both soluble and insoluble), key minerals (including calcium, potassium, and magnesium) and omega-3 fatty acids (as alpha-linolenic acid or ALA).
By adding a serving of chia seeds a day, you can help boost your metabolism and burn belly fat as well, studies show that the addition of chia seeds to your diet also reduces visceral adipose tissue, a belly fat tissue that effects the metabolism of the body and is a component of obesity.