7th December 2019

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What are the benefits of chia?

What are the benefits of chia seeds? They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiber, iron, and calcium. Omega-3 fatty acids help raise HDL cholesterol, the "good" cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke.

Also question is, do chia seeds have folate in them?

49 mcg
per 100 g

Which fruit has the most Omega 3?

There are a number of foods that are rich in Omega 3 fats and they are as follows:
  • Soybeans (Roasted) Not many people know that this plant source is quite rich in Omega-3 fats.
  • Walnuts.
  • Salmon.
  • Canola Oil.
  • Sardines.
  • Chia Seeds.
  • Mackerel.
  • Flaxseeds.

Is Chia a protein or carb?

Chia seeds are an unprocessed, whole-grain food that can be absorbed by the body as seeds (unlike flaxseeds). One ounce (about 2 tablespoons) contains 139 calories, 4 grams of protein, 9 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates and 11 grams of fiber, plus vitamins and minerals.