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Seeds: Chia Seeds 1kg

Original price R 169.00
Original price R 169.00 - Original price R 169.00
Original price R 169.00
Current price R 130.00
R 130.00 - R 130.00
Current price R 130.00

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Chia seeds are often hailed as a superfood due to their impressive array of health benefits. Here are some of the key health benefits of chia seeds:

  1. Rich in Nutrients: Chia seeds are a powerhouse of essential nutrients. They contain a good balance of protein, healthy fats (including omega-3 fatty acids), dietary fiber, vitamins (such as B vitamins), and minerals (like calcium, magnesium, and zinc).

  2. Heart Health: The omega-3 fatty acids in chia seeds, specifically alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), contribute to heart health by reducing inflammation, lowering blood pressure, and improving cholesterol levels. These benefits may help reduce the risk of heart disease.

  3. Digestive Health: Chia seeds are an excellent source of dietary fiber, which aids digestion and promotes regular bowel movements. The soluble fiber in chia seeds can also help stabilize blood sugar levels, making them beneficial for individuals with diabetes.

  4. Weight Management: The combination of protein and fiber in chia seeds helps promote satiety and curb cravings, making them a great addition to weight management diets. They can help you feel fuller for longer and reduce overall caloric intake.

  5. Bone Health: Chia seeds are rich in calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium, which are crucial for maintaining strong and healthy bones. These minerals play a vital role in bone formation and help prevent osteoporosis and other bone-related issues.

  6. Antioxidant Properties: Chia seeds are packed with antioxidants, such as flavonoids, which help neutralize free radicals in the body. Antioxidants play a role in reducing oxidative stress and inflammation, potentially lowering the risk of chronic diseases.

Hot Porridge Recipe

Place 3 Tablespoons Chia seeds + 200ml coconut milk + 200ml water, all in a jar in the fridge over night. Heat next day with Tablespoon butter adding Xylitol and Vanilla Extract to taste!