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Chia seed properties:
Seeds Chia are attributed twice any other seed protein, 5 times the calcium of milk, in addition to boron mineral that helps the absorption of calcium in the bones, 2 times the amount of potassium in bananas, 3 times more antioxidants than blueberries, and 3 times more iron than spinach , a part of large amounts of essential omega 3 fatty acids. It is also a source of magnesium, manganese, copper, niacin, zinc and other vitamins.
Chia seeds are very rich in omega-3 fatty acids"good" fats that we protect against inflammation and are important for heart health and cholesterol. It is the source plant than more omega 3 has, even more so than flax seeds. Besides the chia is is so rich in antioxidants that the seeds do not deteriorate or become rancid can be stored for long periods, which is not the case with flax seeds. By the same weight the chia contains more omega 3 fatty acids than even salmon.
Chia seeds are also a valuable ally for patients with Diabetes due to its ability to slow down the speed with which our body converts carbohydrates into simple sugars, controlling blood sugar levels.