Chia seeds have been used as an antiseptic in ancient times, but in the modern world they have changed purpose. These seeds are believed to help gain strength, endurance, beauty and health. And they are also useful for weight loss.
Benefits of chia seeds for health and weight loss
Chia seeds contain useful vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. There are 486 kcal per 100 grams of product. The content of polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids is much higher in chia seeds than in salmon.
As you have already understood, chia seeds are quite a calorie, and therefore very nutritious. Thanks to them, human will not feel hunger for a long time. There is also a lot of fiber in the seed composition, which allows the body to digest food.
Thanks to chia seeds it is possible to clean from toxins, improve intestinal motility, remove toxins naturally. It increases the chances of losing weight.
Recipe of chia seeds lemon honey drink for weight loss
- 600 ml of water;
- 20 gram of chia seeds;
- 15 ml lemon juice;
- 10 ml lime juice.
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- Mint branch
Upon contact with the liquid, the chia seeds increase in size and are covered with a transparent jelly shell. Therefore, the visually ready tasty water is similar to jelly.
Step 1. Soak chia seeds in 100 ml of water for 2-3 hours minimum. You can leave it in the fridge overnight.
Advice: When you fill the seeds with water, stir continuously so that clumps do not form.
Step 2. In the remaining 500 ml of water, push out the lemon juice, then lime. Put down a branch of mint or melissa.
Step 3. Mix the infused seeds with the lemonade. Add honey. Honey can be replaced with fructose or stevia.
On this recipe you will get a fresh, invigorating drink with chia with pleasantly low calorie content. The volume is enough for 2-3 portions. It is convenient to pour into a bottle and take it with you.
For people, who want to lose weight big plus drink is that it accelerates the feeling of saturation, allowing you to eat smaller portions if you drink the main meal. In the breaks between meals water with chia seeds will become a good independent snack.
A simple composition of several ingredients makes such nutritious lemonade suitable for people with any restrictions of diet: vegetarians, vegans and others.
Here you can watch the video, how to make chia seeds lemon honey drink for weight loss:
We wish you to be slim and healthy!