Provide a useful amount of iron, magnesium and calcium, and are a rich source of omega-3 fats, important for heart health and brain function
The fibre content is higher than that of flaxseeds (linseed) or sesame seeds which can help lower cholesterol, control blood sugar and insulin levels and suppress the appetite to promote weight loss.
What’s more, their neutral flavour means they won’t alter the taste, making them a perfect addition to just about any foods like yoghurt, muesli or homemade muffins for an added nutrition boost.
CHOCOLATE CHIA PUDDING
(Makes approx 2 serves)
Mix cacao powder with chia seeds then add liquid (will be ready in approx 2 hours)
Options – add fruit, muesli.