Flax seeds and chia seeds are both known to help aid in weight loss as they can help reduce hunger and make you fill fuller for a longer period of time.

Benefits of Flax Seeds

Provides a lot of nutrients. Each table spoon is filled with protein, carbs, fats, fiber, omega 3 fats, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.  

Can possibly improve your cholesterol

Can possibly lower your blood pressure

Can possibly help with your blood sugar levels Can reduce the feeling of hunger if you find yourself snacking a lot between meals  

Ways to incorporate Flax Seeds into your daily life

Your bowl of cereal

Your bowl of oatmeal

Your smoothie 

Your burgers, veggie burgers or even breaded chicken

Mixing it into your yogurt

Into your salad 

Protein shakes

Into your pancake or waffle batter

Sprinkle some into your salad 

Add into your sauces 

Be sure to keep your flax seed intake to less than 5 tablespoons per day

Benefits of Chia Seeds

Provides nutrients such as fiber, protein, fat, calcium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus and some zinc, vitamin B3, potassium, vitamin B1 and vitamin B2

They have a lot of antioxidants 

Because it is high in fiber and protein is can possibly help you with weight loss

They have omega 3 fats 

Can possibly lower the risk of heart disease

They provide many bone nutrients which are important Can possibly reduce blood sugar

Ways to incorporate Chia Seeds into your daily life

You can eat them raw

Add them to your juice and let them soak

add to your pudding

add into your yogurt

add into your smoothies

add into your vegetables and rice dishes

add into your sauces

Be sure to keep your chia seed intake to 3 tablespoons a day. 

Both are great to incorporate into your daily life, but flax seeds seem to be more effective when it comes to reducing hunger and aiding in weight loss. It is never a bad idea to alternate between these two in order to gain their nutrient benefits.

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