Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are an unprocessed, whole-grain food that can be absorbed by the body as seeds. They are a potential natural treatment for type 2 diabetes because of its ability to slow down digestion. The gelatinous coating chia seeds develops when exposed to liquids can also prevent blood sugar spikes. Moreover, they have a good amount of fiber, packed with Omega-3, rich in protein, and Manganese. One ounce contains 139 calories, 4 grams of protein, 9 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates and 11 grams of fiber, plus vitamins and minerals.

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