Antioxidants – (Antioxydants)

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Chia seeds are high in antioxidants, which protects the body from free radicals that one may get from certain chemicals, smoking, pollution and radiation.

This in turn helps lower the risk for infections and some cancers. Antioxidants are also important for heart health.

Antioxydants
Les graines de chia sont riches en antioxydants, qui protège le corps contre les radicaux libres que l’on peut obtenir à partir de produits chimiques certaine, le tabagisme, la pollution et le rayonnement.

Cela aide à réduire le risque d’infections et certains cancers. Les antioxydants sont également importants pour la santé du cœur.

 


From :  Wikipedia

For the related plant also known as “chia”, see Salvia columbariae.

Salvia hispanica, commonly known as chia, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. The 16th-century Codex Mendoza provides evidence that it was cultivated by the Aztec in pre-Columbian times; economic historians have suggested it was as important as maize as a food crop. Ground or whole chia seeds are still used in Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina, Mexico and Guatemala for nutritious drinks and as a food source

The word “chia” is derived from the Nahuatl word chian, meaning oily. The present Mexican state of Chiapas received its name from the Nahuatl “chia water” or “chia river”.

It is one of two plants known as chia, the other being Salvia columbariae commonly known as golden chia.

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Fiber – (Fibre)

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Chia seeds have a lot of fiber, 10 grams in 2 tablespoons, which is one-third of the recommended daily intake of fiber. For this reason, these seeds are excellent for reducing inflammation, and also important for digestive health.

Chia is being studied as a possible, natural treatment for type 2 diabetes, because it can slow down digestion, helping to prevent insulin spikes.

Fiber can also aid in weight loss.

Fibre
Les graines de chia ont beaucoup de fibres, 10 grammes dans 2 cuillères à soupe, ce qui est un tiers de l’apport quotidien recommandé en fibres. Pour cette raison, ces graines sont excellents pour réduire l’inflammation, et également important pour la santé digestive.

Chia est à l’étude comme un traitement naturel possible pour le diabète de type 2, car il peut ralentir la digestion, aider à prévenir les pics d’insuline.

La fibre peut également aider à la perte de poids.

 


From :  Wikipedia

For the related plant also known as “chia”, see Salvia columbariae.

Salvia hispanica, commonly known as chia, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. The 16th-century Codex Mendoza provides evidence that it was cultivated by the Aztec in pre-Columbian times; economic historians have suggested it was as important as maize as a food crop. Ground or whole chia seeds are still used in Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina, Mexico and Guatemala for nutritious drinks and as a food source

The word “chia” is derived from the Nahuatl word chian, meaning oily. The present Mexican state of Chiapas received its name from the Nahuatl “chia water” or “chia river”.

It is one of two plants known as chia, the other being Salvia columbariae commonly known as golden chia.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids – (Acides gras oméga-3)

chia31Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, giving you 5 grams in a 1-ounce serving which equates to two tablespoons. And as we all know by now, omega-3 fatty acids help reduce inflammation in the body, which lead to pain and disease.

Omega-3 fatty acids are also very important for brain health, enhancing cognitive performance, and also for lowering high cholesterol.

Acides gras oméga3
Les graines de chia sont riches en oméga-3, des acides gras, vous donnant 5 grammes dans une portion de 1 once ce qui équivaut à deux cuillères à soupe. Et comme nous le savons tous maintenant, les acides gras oméga-3 aident à réduire l’inflammation dans le corps, qui conduisent à la douleur et la maladie.

Acides gras oméga-3 sont aussi très important pour la santé du cerveau, l’amélioration des performances cognitives, et aussi pour diminuer le cholestérol élevé.


From :  Wikipedia

For the related plant also known as “chia”, see Salvia columbariae.

Salvia hispanica, commonly known as chia, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala. The 16th-century Codex Mendoza provides evidence that it was cultivated by the Aztec in pre-Columbian times; economic historians have suggested it was as important as maize as a food crop. Ground or whole chia seeds are still used in Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina, Mexico and Guatemala for nutritious drinks and as a food source

The word “chia” is derived from the Nahuatl word chian, meaning oily. The present Mexican state of Chiapas received its name from the Nahuatl “chia water” or “chia river”.

It is one of two plants known as chia, the other being Salvia columbariae commonly known as golden chia.