The Benefits of Chia by Chia-Brand
November 7, 2013
Miguel’s Omega Foods Take Center Stage
Are you a busy mom trying to get your kids off to school with a full stomach of good nutrition? Why not consider adding Chia to everyday breakfasts like pancakes, smoothies or yogurt?
Chia is the worlds’ richest plant-based source of Omega-3 fatty acids, surpassing even flax seeds. These seeds are unique because they contain all nine types of protein (great for vegetarians). Besides protein, Chia is an excellent source of Omega-3’s, fiber, anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. With over twice the Omega-3 vs Flax, Chia is a sustainable resource, gaining in popularity and easy to use as an everyday ingredient.
When digested, Chia’s gel slows down the rate at which your body converts carbohydrates into sugar. Chia’s Omega-3 EFA’s are instrumental in providing nutrition to children and adults who suffer many chronic conditions and are eating an unbalanced diet consisting of Omega-6 EFA’s.
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