Chia seeds, also known as algae, are a very nutritional food that can be mixed into an array of delicious healthy recipes. Chia seeds are rich in fiber, protein and the B vitamins that everyone craves, but also can be high in fat, carbohydrates and cholesterol. Chia seeds do contain the same amount of protein as fish however you’re most concerned with the nutrients that are important for weight loss.
The chia seeds in our new blog will have a high glycemic index (GI), which means they will reduce the blood sugar level, but will also have high amounts of dietary fiber and fiber can be hard to digest, so choose high GI chia seeds if you choose to eat them in your food.
“Dry beans and lentils have long been known as a great source of animal protein with a balanced content of protein, carbohydrate and fat. They are a source of prebiotics and fiber that can be added to your meal plan for energy. Dry beans have a long shelf life and are a great choice for preserving protein and carbohydrates during long periods of storage.
These beans will be high in protein, B vitamins, and vitamins A, C and E. You can make a healthful vegetarian soup by adding these beans to your food. You can add legumes to some soups when they are cooked, but try to avoid brown or brown green foods since they contain high amounts of sugar.