Organic Chia SeedsFor centuries these little seeds were used as one of the staple foods of the Indians of South America. They give great energy throughout the day, like we get an afternoon nap. Containing 30% protein, 30% fiber and 30% Omega-3 fatty acids.
The fibers of Chia seeds absorb water several times its volume. Stomach converted into a kind of jelly, preventing stomach enzymes to break down carbohydrates. Thus, carbohydrates prevented from being converted to sugars, which particularly beneficial to those who have blood sugar problems.
The energy and well being that you feel their consumption coming from this slow digestion of carbohydrates. This property of retaining water helps hydrate our body. It is also very beneficial in cases of constipation, especially those due to unhealthy diet and lack of fiber and very useful in diets, aiding in weight loss, making the body feel full for hours without feeling hunger.
Chia seeds lower cholesterol, have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, helps in brain function and is a good source of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids. They are also used for high blood pressure problems, to heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and cell regeneration during pregnancy.
Soak 1 teaspoon of seeds for half an hour in the water. Consume the resulting gel before lunch. In cases of high blood sugar useseeds in salad or other food (not hot). In severe cases use 2 teaspoons 1 time per day.