Remember chia pets? If you have no idea what I’m talking about… you’re missing out!
It turns out that the tiny seeds that grew green afros and animal fur are… good for us. Yep, you read that right. Chia seeds are healthy!
These tiny black seeds are nearly tasteless, but they pack a serious nutritional punch. Here are a couple reasons why you should consider trying them:
Omega-3 Fatty Acids. Just one tablespoon of chia seeds delivers 4.5 grams of essential omega-3 fatty acids! Why’s that so great? Because of benefits like anti-inflammatory properties, eye and skin health, plus a boost in cognitive function!
Protein. Chia seeds are a complete protein. That means that you don’t need to combine chia with any other food for your body to get the best benefit. And at 20% protein, that’s a major plus!
Simple storage. There’s no need to grind or refrigerate chia to get all the benefits! This is what sets them apart from other seeds like flax and hemp. No extra steps increases the chance that I might actually eat them every day!
Even better is the fact that you don’t have to buy a lot to try it for yourself. Stop by the bulk department and try a tablespoon today!