Chia seeds have been a staple in Mayan and Aztec diets for centuries. Today, they draw the interest of many people for their health benefits and uses in cooking. It turns out chia seeds are a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants.
These tiny superfood seeds are a great source of healthy omega-3 fats as well as an excellent source of fiber. Fortunately they are easy to add to your diet since they can easily be combined will many dishes such as salads, breads and other pastries. Almost all carbs included in these seeds are fiber.