A member of the mint family, Chia is obtained from the flowering Salvia hispanica plant. The reason behind this seed’s popularity- amongst nutritional experts and consumers alike- is its multitude of benefits.Chia is a rich source of healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. It is also high in antioxidants, fibre, protein, calcium and carbohydrates. Easily digestible and absorbed, chia hydrates the body through electrolyte retention, and energizes the body. It also supports muscle and tissue regeneration, and contributes towards cardiovascular health and joint support.
High in protein, fiber and antioxidants, black beans aren’t just good for the waistline, they may aid in disease prevention, too! Black beans go well with rice and also make a healthy addition to soups, salads and pasta dishes. As a legume, black beans contain nutrients found in protein foods such as poultry and seafood, as well […]
Want to gain muscles but avoiding fat from animal protein? Try beans as a substitute. Beans are generally very high in fibre, as well as in protein.- Add them to soup or salads- Choose dishes with beans- Use pureed beans as the basis for dips and spreadsBeans can lead to the formation of intestinal gas. […]