Benefits when you consume it
It has anti-inflammatory action, once the seed provides the omega3 (linolenic acid), which has the property to fight inflammation in the body system.
A study by AYERZA, R and W COATES, published in the Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism magazine in 2007 showed that the diet containing chia, either in the form of seed or oil, was able to increase the plasma levels of omega 3 fatty acids.
Due to its amount of fibers, it combats constipation, helping with good intestinal health.
The seed consumption also helps the blood pressure control, once omega 3 present in the seeds has anti-hypertensive effect.
It helps athletes improve their strength and performance, it also helps in the muscle recovery after exercise, thanks to the presence of vegetable proteins, omega 3 and minerals that are lost through sweating.