- This superfood is one of the richest sources of omega-3.
- Chia seed is rich in antioxidants that maintain the potency of essential fatty acids to support a healthy heart. ← I'm looking at you, dad.
- They're high in fiber and calcium.
- They have, what I like to call, the gremlin effect – when you add water, things get scary. Goo. Everywhere.
I fear the goo. That gelatinous texture can spoil even the most amazing-looking meal for me. It took me years to reach an agreement with the sliminess of mushrooms. But hey, I made it and there's no turning back. So when the Internet went ablaze with the benefits of chia seeds, I got curious. Here's what I've learned: