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 4 SuperFood Seeds Your Diet Needs Right Away! 

 

It’s not just a health fad, but a truly underrated source of good health and nutrition, superfood seeds.  And rightly so, there are multiple reasons why they’ve become so popular. These tiny seeds pack tons of nutrition in a small package. From boosting immunity to maintaining heart health, it secretly takes care of vital body stats, while promoting weight loss, healthy skin and hair. A vegan protein and rich in fiber, seeds are entering people’s lifestyles and diet at lightning speed. 

 

 

  • Chia Seeds

 

Chia seeds are high in iron, folate, calcium, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids and soluble fiber. Their calcium and magnesium content promote bone and dental health, while the omega-3 helps your heart by lowering the disease causing bad fats in your blood. Their soluble fiber reduces cholesterol levels, stabilizes blood sugar, and makes you feel full for longer.

 

 

  • How to eat it?

 

Chia seeds need to soaked in water for a while before consumption. Soaked seeds can be added to any drink you’re sipping on, lemon water, a juice or simple water. They also make for a delicious guilt-free dessert pudding, when soaked in milk and topped with some honey and berries. 

 

 

  • How much to eat it?

 

For adults, 15-20 grams of chia seeds is advisable, whereas for children between 10 to 18 years can have 10 grams of chia seeds per day.

 

 

 

Also referred to as pepitas, these super seeds are an essential source of vitamin B, iron, magnesium, zinc, and protein. They particularly helpful in lowering anxiety as they are rich in amino acids. With significant levels of fatty acids that it also helps control bad cholesterol.

 

 

  • How to eat it?

 

Lightly roast them as a guilt-free snack to binge on or just sprinkle on your salads, soups or smoothies. 

 

 

  • How much to eat it?

 

Eat 1 to 2 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds each day for healthy weight loss.

 

 

  • Sunflower Seeds

 

These underrated super seeds are an extremely rich in vitamin B, including folate which helps prevent birth defects.  A source of vitamin E, it maintains critical levels of antioxidants while maintaining healthy hair and skin.

 

 

  • How to eat it?

 

Make sure to eat them raw to extract maximum benefits. Make it a part of your morning oatmeal, evening snack or dinner salad and you’re good to go! 

 

 

  • How much to eat it?

 

Eat one tablespoon of raw sunflower seeds a day for best benefits.

 

 

  • Flaxseeds

 

Get maximum soluble fiber from these little, brown, nutty-flavored seeds. This keeps in check your cholesterol and blood glucose levels. Flaxseeds are packed with omega-3 fatty acid, critical for your brain and heart health. 

 

 

  • How to eat it?

 

Ground flaxseeds are healthier than its form, as whole seeds are more likely to pass through your intestinal tract without getting absorbed. Grind the seeds and sprinkle in salads, soups, buttermilk, various kinds of rice, etc. Make sure you drink plenty of water after taking the flax seed powder

 

 

  • How much to eat it?

 

One tablespoon of whole flaxseed contains as much fiber as half a cup of cooked oat bran. Eat 1 tablespoon of grounded flaxseed two to three times a day.

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