Chia seeds has long to be known as among the most nutritious foods on the planet and has been part of central American natives’ diet for centuries. They belong to the group of superfoods with the highest nutrition content. For every ounce of the seeds, you get 11 grams of fiber, so there’s little doubt that a small bowl will keep you full for long periods.
This makes chia seeds a low-carb-friendly food and one of the best sources of fiber in the world. Because of its high fiber content, chia seeds can absorb up to 11–12 times their weight in water, turning gel-like and ideal for deserts and smoothies.