Chia seeds originated from central America. Ancient days it is used asc food item. Now a days it is consumed with water and used as topping in different types of drinks.
Chia seeds gained its popularity because it keeps hydrated when consumed by soaking in water and also it is rich in omega 3 fatty acids which is good for heart health and also for rheumatoid arthritis.
Chia seed water prepared by mixing 1 or 2 table spoon of chia seeds in to a glass of water. Stir it and keep aside for 5 minutes and consume water.
Don't keep chia seeds more time in water because water and chia seed turn in to gel.Then it will be difficult to drink.
Chia seeds rich in minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium and zinc and also an excellent source of dietary fiber.
If you consume more chia seeds , you should take more water because chia seed absorbs body water which leads to constipation.
Chia seeds consumption reduces appetite and leads to weight loss. It is also maintains blood sugar levels. Good for bone and skin health.
Chia seeds contains Vitamin B complex. It helps in reducing inflammation. Controls high blood pressure.
Chia seed water can be mixed with lime juice and also can be mixed with any type of fruit juice.
Chia seeds also used as toppings in salads and Baked items. Chia seeds also used in preparing puddings.