Chia seed: benefits, uses, recommendations


You find in this video and in this article:

- The main vitamins contained in Chia seed

- The main trace elements and minerals of the Chia seed

-Chia seed, a source of essential fatty acids (omega-3 and omega-6)

- Chia seed interactions with drugs

- Recommendations on the use and consumption of chia seeds

First, know that the chia seed is very popular in Latin America and in particular in Mexico. She is very rich in:iron(Fe),calcium(That), magnesium(Mg), potassium(K),fibers and in protein.

You should know that its high contentcalciummagnesiumand phosphorusgives it a very beneficial effect on bones and teeth. It is often recommended to prevent theosteoporosis (Demineralization and progressive weakening of bones which fracture more easily).

It also contains a large amount ofFatty acids essentials such as Omega 3 and the omega-6. These fatty acids are essential for the proper functioning of our body but We cannot make them everything Only he must therefore bring them via our diet.

By its content of fatty acids and antioxidants, the chia seed limits the risk of the appearance of cardiovascular illnesses, the diabetes, excess cholesterol andhigh blood pressure. They are also very beneficial for the brain.

It facilitates digestion and improves intestinal transit thanks to the fibers it contains. It is therefore a good solution in case of constipation.

Know that the chia seed is also made up of tryptophan, an amino acid (molecule which enters the composition of proteins) allowing the production of neurotransmitters such as the melatonin and the serotonin.

These neurotransmitters are chemical messengers who act in the brain. Melatonin intervenes in the process d’Sleeping, it facilitates sleep. Serotonin helps fight against depression, it allows you to have good mental health.

It is interesting to know that some people use Chia seed oil to fight itching and prurits.

The particularity of this seed is that it inflates in contact with water, it thus forms a viscous liquid which fills the stomach and avoids the feeling of hunger. She may be used As an appetite suppressant to limit weight gain.

More and more athletes consume The seeds of Chia, because they allow strengthen physical performance and especially endurance by their content iron, vitamin VSVitamin E and in protein.

I still want to inform you that the chia seed is not recommended for people allergic to flax seeds or s seedsEsame,people who take anticoagulant treatments (Warfarines,coumadines). Deven as in patients taking treatments against thehigh blood pressure.

It could interact with different drugs and increase their effects.

Dr Noura Marrai (Doctor of Pharmacy, YouTuber Health, creator of the health well-being Pharmaquiz application),

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