chia seeds protein benefits

how much protein does chia seeds have

chia seeds Protein:- Chia seeds contain 19% protein — a similar amount to other seeds but more than most cereals and grains. 

* High protein intake is associated with increased fullness after meals and reduced food intake.  

* Notably, these seeds offer all nine essential amino acids and are thus a high-quality plant-based protein. 

However, they are not recommended as the sole protein source for children.  

* chia seeds Nutrition facts: Chia seeds contain 138 calories per ounce (28 grams).  

* By weight, they are 6% water, 46% carbohydrates (of which 83% is fiber), 34% fat, and 19% protein.  

  * The nutrients in 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of chia seeds are :   Calories: 486   Water: 6%   Protein: 16.5 grams   Carbs: 42.1 grams   Sugar: 0 grams  

Fiber: 34.4 grams   Fat: 30.7 grams   Saturated: 3.33 grams   Monounsaturated: 2.31 grams   Polyunsaturated: 23.67 grams

Omega-3: 17.83 grams   Omega-6: 5.84 grams   Trans: 0.14 grams   Notably, chia seeds are also free of gluten.

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