Chia Seeds & Diabetes

  • Publish date: Thursday، 20 October 2022 Last update: Thursday، 27 October 2022

Chia seeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, magnesium, and iron, all of these nutrients can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, which is why doctors and nutritionists recommend including chia seeds in our diets regularly.

How to Use Chia Seeds in Diabetes Management?

Eating chia seeds regularly along with a balanced diet contributes to weight loss, which greatly helps in controlling diabetes. Chia seeds are also anti-inflammatory in nature, so they help control the amount of excess glucose in the blood.

Chia Seeds Recommended Dosage

Two tablespoons or 20 grams of chia seeds per day is recommended if a person has diabetes; Doctors recommend soaking a tablespoon of chia seeds in a bottle of water and adding thin pieces of lemon to it, and drinking it after an hour. Also, diabetics can add Chia seeds to green salads and fruit salads.

It is worth noting that excessive consumption of chia seeds can lead to problems that may lead to some side effects such as lowering blood glucose levels to the extent that a person may need to adjust the dose of insulin, so we always advise you to consult a doctor before using it.

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