CENTSABLE HEALTH: Chia Seeds - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports


SIOUX CITY (KTIV) - On this week's Centsable Health Fareway Foods registered dietitian Whitney Packebush introduces us to Chia Seeds.  They're a tiny thing that packs a big punch.

Chia Seeds
2x more Omega-3 ALA than walnuts
2x more fiber than oatmeal
21% more fiber than flax
3x more calcium than cottage cheese
68% of the calcium in a glass of milk
As much iron as spinach
79% of the protein in an egg
46% of the foliate in a glass of orange juice

Absorb 10-12x their weight in water - great for weight loss!
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