Chia Seeds, benefits

Chia seeds:

Chia is a plant that grows biannually and is considered to be from the mint family. The plant is grown for its seeds mainly and it is one of the foods used in South America and Aztec. Chia seeds contains protein, fats and carbohydrates, as well as fiber.  It is high in omega 3 and 6 and hens fed on chia seeds have higher omega 3 versus other eggs. Chia has vitamins and minerals and is high in anti-oxidants. It is one of the newest superfoods in our modern society and England as well. The content of the chia omega 3 and 6 depends on where they grow. The plant frown in high altitude had less of omega 3 and 6. The plant grown in the hottest months had less protein contents. hotter it is the less of omega 3 and 6 there is. As a snack in yogurt (any type of yogurt) soaked for 10 minutes added to your porridge it adds the extra protein, essential fatty acid and anti-oxidant benefit of your breakfast as well as being slow blood sugar release and keep you more focused during the day. Add fruits into the yogurts (cow, sheep, goat, soya or coconut yogurt will do),with chia seeds and you have a delicious and nutritious breakfast and snack.

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