Chia seeds are a current “it food”. They appear on almost every list of the best foods to eat and the Internet (especially Pinterest) is full of ideas on how to incorporate chia seeds into daily meals. But, unlike other fad foods, chia seeds are the real deal. Here are 5 reasons why you really should be eating chia seeds.
#1 – High in Fiber
A one-ounce serving of chia seeds contains approximately 11 grams of fiber. This is what makes the chia seeds become gel-like when they absorb water and the fiber helps you stay fuller longer. Fiber is also important in overall digestive health.