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Chia Seeds | Are They Good For You?

What are chia seeds?

Chia seeds or salvia hispanica are originally grown in Mexico. Considered as one of the well-known superfoods in the health community, these seeds have incredible benefits. They are small in size but are full of important nutrients – proteins, dietary fibers, carbohydrates, calcium, potassium, magnesium and other vitamins and minerals. Moreover, it is high in healthy fats too, containing higher omega-3s than salmon.

What good can it do to your health? chia seeds - Core Coffee - Gresham

Lower Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases
Chia seeds has the ability to reverse inflammation which can put pressure on blood vessels that causes heart attack. They also lower blood pressure and regulate cholesterol due to its omega-3 content. This is the reason why it is beneficial for heart health.

Digestion
These seeds contain lots of dietary fibers. And with adequate fiber intake, constipation can be prevented keeping your digestive tract healthy. Moreover, consuming chia is a good way of detoxing your body thru bile and stool.

Skin and Aging
Chia is high in antioxidants which speeds up the skin’s repair systems and prevent further damage to cells. Premature aging due to free radicals can also be inhibited when taking these marvelous seeds.

Energy Boost
It is a good energy booster as compared to several sports drinks as it doesn’t have all the unhealthy sugar in it. It is said that consuming chia seeds can even improve the body’s exercise performance.

Mental Health
Chia can aid in proper levels of neurotransmitters in the brain and supply more energy to brain cells. Consuming plenty of chia can support the nutritional requirements of your brain with the help of balanced diet.

Core Coffee values your health.

We serve healthy food and beverages at our café. Due to this, we use chia seeds as one of our super ingredients to deliver positive impact to our customers health regimen. Visit us for delicious pastries, toasts and high-quality coffee and tea.

– Core Coffee
600 NW Eastman Pkwy, Gresham, OR 97030
503-669-6868

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