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How to Lose Weight with Black Chia Seeds!

Nithya Lakshmi | July 16, 2018

Chia seeds, which belong to the mint family are rich in carbohydrates and fiber. So, if you are following a meal plan in which you are consuming a high fiber and high carb diet, then definitely include chia seeds in your diet! Chia seeds keep you full for longer and make you feel less hungry. Just add two spoons of chia seeds to your daily meals and you are good to go. 

To help you with this, BetterButter brings to you the best ways in which you can include chia seeds into your daily diet-

1) Food Dressing

Be it a smoothie, a salad or a main course, simply sprinkle chia seeds onto your meals before having them.  Incorporating chia seeds into your diet is a great way to start your weight-loss journey. 


2) Detox Water

Are you following a weight-loss routine that includes detox water?  Add some chia seeds into your detox water to help you lose weight quickly. You can also blend a tablespoon of chia seeds with two tablespoons each of lemon, honey and water to satisfy your sweet tooth. 


3) Salads 

Eating green vegetables and fruits is a great way to embark on a  healthy diet. Include chia seeds into salads and fruit platters in order to keep yourself satiated until lunch time.  Chia seeds will help you curb your food cravings as well. 


4) Greek Yogurt

You can top your greek yogurt with toppings such as fruits, nuts, cinnamon powder or any other sweetened flakes. Why not add chia seeds to your yogurt this time? Try this out and give your daily dose of yogurt an energetic boost! 


5) Oatmeal

Though there are innumerable ways in which you can fill your oatmeal bowl with all those sweetened syrups and fruits, adding chia seeds and pumpkin seeds to it will help you stick to your weight-loss resolution.  Besides this, you can also add fruits, cinnamon, vanilla extract and even hemp seeds to oatmeal. 


6) Soups

Follow a high-protein soup diet when you are on a weight-loss plan. Add some chia seeds into the prepared soup because doing so will not only enhance the taste of the soup, but it will also help you in weight-management.


Chia seeds can also be added to these dishes:

  • Smoothies
  • Popsicles
  • Desserts
  • Popcorn
  • Pasta
  • Puddings
  • Jam
  • Toasts

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Nithya Lakshmi


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