Health Benefits of Chia Seeds and Easy Ways to Prepare Them

  • Good for the Heart and Brain

Omega-3 fatty acids are present in chia seeds. However, the alpha-linolenic acid in chia seeds are in inactive forms and cannot be properly used by the body. Nevertheless, studies have shown that chia seeds may help raise omega-3 levels in the blood. Adding chia seeds to other omega-3 rich foods like salmon may help keep the brain and heart functioning at their best.