Chia seeds are extremely high in Omega 3 fatty acids and are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and soluble fiber. Chia seeds are also packed with calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, manganese, copper, niacin, and zinc.
Studies show that this little seed helps slow down the conversion of carbohydrates into sugars and helps normalize blood glucose levels. This means, that because carbohydrates become fuel for energy in the body, chia seeds help prolong their conversion into sugar and stabilizes metabolic changes. So in short: chia helps slow down, stabilize and maintain the fuel your body gets from carbohydrates.Another nourishing quality of the Chia seed is its ability to absorb more than 12 times its weight in water. Chia seeds help your body retain moisture, and therefore helps to regulate our body's absorption of nutrients, electrolytes and fluids.