Oats and chia seeds contain a lot of nutrients, so eat them together will deliver many benefits for your health. For example, if you decide to supplement your breakfast with these foods not only get a nutritious breakfast, also keep you energized throughout the day. In addition it will help you lose weight and get the flat stomach you’ve always wanted.
Among the many benefits of oats and chia seeds they are:
Oats: It contains beta-glucan, a soluble fiber that lowers bad cholesterol and promotes cardiovascular health. If consumed regularly, it will also help control levels of blood sugar. In addition, it is rich in protein, minerals and fiber.
Chia seeds: Prevents cardiovascular disease, lowers high levels of bad cholesterol in the blood, is anti – inflammatory and antioxidant. In addition, it is one of the natural sources of essential oils Omega 3 and Omega 6. Also, it is highly recommended for people suffering from arthritis and high performance athletes as it regenerates tissues and contains more calcium than milk and derivatives.
Recipe: Breakfast with oats and chia seeds.
You have a nutritious, delicious and energetic breakfast. (Makes 2 people)
- 1 cup oatmeal.
- 500 ml of water.
- 2 teaspoons vanilla.
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder.
- 2 tablespoons honey.
- 1 pinch of salt sea.
- 4 tablespoons chia seeds.
Place water, cinnamon and vanilla in a bowl over high heat.
When it begins to boil, put on low heat. Add oats and cook for 5 minutes. You should not cover the container.
After this time, remove from heat and let stand. Now, you must cover the container and wait 5 minutes.
Add honey and a pinch of salt on the lot, and mix well.
Serve hot in a bowl and sprinkle portion chia seeds.
Before eating, mix well all. You can also add: strawberries, blackberries, banana, apple, that is your preference.