Everybody knows chia seeds are kind of ridiculously popular right now. Why is that? Do they work?
I’m going to show you why chia seeds are better to use in your diet then not using them, and how to use them so that you get the most out of them.
Fitness like many things is about using all avenues to reach a goal. If you leave one out, it could be a mistake and cause you to re-think what you’re doing.
Since we are working hard and smart to reach goals, we aren’t concerned if they are some magical seed that will make you lose a ton of weight and be lean by eating a couple of spoon fulls. That’s silly bs.
But we decide if it’s benefits for changing your body for the positive is worth the price, side effects, and so on.
Chia Seeds are worth using it when comparing it all.
What are the benefits of using chia seeds?
- They are a good source of fiber and protein.
- Fiber is good to lean up since it transports all that heavy waste out of you. Plus, it makes you use carbs better for fat burning.
- Protein is protein, you need a pretty good amount daily to keep up your metabolism and burn fat by building muscle with it.
- Don’t be concerned with the high amount of fat in chia seeds, although it’s not the best version of fatty acids like found in fresh fish, it’s not bad fats either so it won’t hurt your bottom line. Use it for the fiber and protein, not the omega 3 or fish oil benefits.
- You can get a good amount of it for $9.99 or so. It seems a lot for what it is, but it lasts a while. 10 bucks could be worse.
- Sprinkle a tablespoon or a couple pinches on clean foods to enhance their benefits.
- Use them on foods like these to enhance chia seeds benefits;
- Cottage cheese
- Greek Yogurt
- Peanut butter toast
- Protein pancakes
Chia Seeds are also extremely high in a ton of nutrients, and it doesn’t take much of it to get all them nutrients. This is a big key because when you are dieting strictly, you miss out on some other nutrients you get from eating anything. So you need to replace them with a multivitamin daily and a serving or two of chia seeds on the foods listed above.
You don’t even have to cook them or do anything with chia seeds. You open the bag and toss them on something. It’s that easy.
Supposedly, chia seeds have as much antioxidants as blueberries, which have a ton compared to most fruits.
I don’t know if this is entirely true, I just read that. But hell, if it’s even remotely close to blueberries in antioxidants, it’s w inner in my book. Antioxidants are huge in recovering from workouts, because workouts create free radicals and antioxidants reduce free radicals.
It’s like if you were getting deducted 500 dollars a day in your bank account for no reason. You’d be trying to figure out what is deducting it and what for. That’s what it’s like for working out, you want to build muscle, but at the same time, you also need to reduce the things that cause you to lose it fast too. Antioxidants in high amounts found in chia seeds do that for you.
That is why it is worth taking, not a bs trendy worthless supplement, and will give you real benefits to use on top of a clean diet and working hard in the gym.
Start adding the chia seeds to your fitness lifestyle, and might as benefit instead of not. Good stuff.
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