"Chia Seeds Weight Loss - can chia assist you losing weight? We dive deep into the nutritional value of these tasty seeds"
Remember that no single food is going to make you lose weight it's all about calories in verse calories burned regardless of what food you eat.
But... certain foods like chia have bang for their calorie buck!
Seeds are natures way of giving you more nutrients with a little sprinkle. I personally feel and function better when adding seeds to my diet.
Chia seeds like normal seeds are high in nutrient value they are rich in dietary fiber and packed in omega-3 fatty acids.
Chia seeds are an easy way to get more nutrients in your diet and they are absolutely delicious when made into a pudding (hmmm).
Not only that but chia seeds are very high in dietary fiber and in turn assist you with weight loss.
We all know how important dietary fibre is for weight loss and by just having 2 tablespoons of chia pudding you would have had nearly half your required daily intake of dietary fiber.
Chia seeds are packed with calcium, protein, essential fats and anti-oxidants.
They absorb water and expand quite a bit in size. They go almost jelly like when soaked in milk or water.
Good for your sugar cravings and keep you feeling fuller for longer.
Contain Vitamin E, A and C as well as minerals like iron, magnesium and potassium.
And... great news is they have energy boosting properties!
There is 486 calories in chia per 100g, now you must remember if you are adding this to your existing diet plan that you factor in these extra calories.
You can't simple add chia to what you already eating and expect to lose weight. As you will be having even more calories.
If you change some of your meals for a dish with chia then the high protein and high fiber content will assist you in losing weight! Plus... you will be getting added nutrients from these wonderful seeds.
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Chia seeds are not a mystical food that will guarantee you drop a size if you eat it! No food does that, to lose weight you simple need to be in a calorie deficit.
But... they will assist you with weight lose! The high fiber and protein content will assist you and the calories you have when consuming chia seeds are amazing calories packed with goodness for your body.