WebMD only focuses on the weight loss aspect:
But looking into the nutrition, the chia is a goldmine of healthy goodness.
How to use them?
Google will have tons of recipes from simple “add almond milk” to “no, really? 2oz of yak fur?”.
I prefer simple.
Paleo Chia Cranberry Sauce
1lb fresh cranberries
2T lemon juice (or orange juice, or lime -just some citrus)
2 cups water
pinch of sea salt
3T chia seed (color doesn’t matter)
stevia to taste
Bring cranberries, lemon juice and water to a simmer until the berries start to pop and the liquid thickens a little.
Cool to room temp then taste and add stevia. (or honey or maple syrup, whatever your diet says is ok!).
Stir in chia and stir every 10 minutes for 30 minutes to prevent the chia from clumping.
Refrigerate for up to one week.