The fiber in Chia seeds can aid the digestive system — and the review further noted that previous studies have found Chia seeds can benefit people managing various diseases and health issues, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension), and depression. There are lots of ways to eat Chia seeds! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics notes that they can be added raw to dishes like cereal, yogurt, and even vegetables. Because the seeds develop a gelatin-like texture when they absorb water, they are often used to create healthy puddings.
- Here are just a few recipes you can start with: (you may click on the name of the dish to open the recipe link)
- Coconut Berry Chia Seed Pudding
- Chia Chipotle Bean Burger
- Coconut Cardamom Vegan Overnight Oat Parfait With Blueberry Chia Seed Jam