Main properties of Chia
Chia seeds are rich in calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium and therefore can be included among the healthiest foods in the world, as well as being an excellent natural supplement in case of deficiencies.
General properties: Chia seeds can be taken by those suffering from diabetes as they are a low glycemic index food.
Check blood pressure: they are gluten-free and therefore can be consumed by those suffering from celiac disease, as well as being an excellent food for sportsmen thanks to the great contribution of energy.
Fights inflammation: the content of fatty acids such as omega 3, omega 6 and omega 9 helps in the fight against depression, inflammation, pathologies of the skin, eyesight, immune system and improves memory and concentration.
Slimming properties: chia seeds also boast slimming properties, they can in fact be included in diets as they can offer a sense of satiety capable of lasting over time.
Laxative properties: chia seeds absorb water, absorb toxins to be eliminated and promote intestinal transit against all forms of constipation.
Antioxidant properties: these seeds are rich in antioxidants which have a fundamental action against cell aging and counteract the onset of various cancers.
Contraindication: the amount of seeds per day should not exceed 25g, as due to the high absorption of water, it can cause swelling and cramps.