Chia seed health benefit

Chia seed is beneficial for health in many ways

Commercial cultivation of superfood chia seeds (salvia hispanica) is showing new prospect in Bangladesh as there is many health benefits of Chia seed.

A remarkable success has created a great enthusiasm among the growers in Bangladesh.

Farmers said that they are getting good yield riding on favourable weather conditions and now he says he is willing to cultivate more chia seed on a land where he used to grow tobacco for three times less profit. This success is drawing other farmers in cultivating chia seed.

Farmers say that if the cultivation is expanded in three hill tract districts of the country then chia seed can bring about a new revolution in the area.

Historically, Aztec and Mayan civilizations used the seeds in their diets, as well as for medicinal purposes, religious rituals, and cosmetics. Today, people all over the world enjoy chia seeds. Highly nutritious chia seed resembles sesame seed and the farming method is quite identical as well. It is mainly cultivated in Canada, Australia, Japan, America, Chilli, Mexico, and New Zealand, among many other developed countries.

Local farmers say that they are interested to cultivate the chia seed as they require only 600 grams of seeds to cultivate on a piece of 20-acre land.

Health benefits

Doctors say that chia seeds are very rich in fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

They have been linked to improvement in risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, as well as benefits for digestion and gut health. Also, chia seeds are very easy to incorporate into a healthy diet.

This nutritional profile is particularly impressive considering that it’s for just a single serving of about two tablespoons, which is amazing considering the size of the seeds.

Chia seed is now available  at Gift Koro

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