Chia seeds are considered superfood, so we do not tell you anything new. But did you hear of the chia lemon water called Chia Fresca? This is the ideal drink if you want to lose a few pounds. But the healthy chia seeds have even more benefits. Read on to find out more!
Chia lemon water health benefits
Chia seeds contain 5x as much calcium as milk.
…3x as much iron as spinach.
…more fiber than oats.
…are richer in antioxidants than cranberries.
…are rich in protein.
Chia seeds plus lemon water is a simple-to-prepare drink that will help you quickly take in lots of nutrients and lose weight at the same time.
How do chia seeds help with weight loss?
1. Chia seeds absorb a lot of fluid. By swelling in the water they fill the stomach, create a long-lasting feeling of fullness, and thus curb the appetite. So you are less likely to grab a snack.
2. In addition, the fibers contained in the chia water promote weight loss. They cleanse the organism, promote the breakdown of body fat, promote digestion, and help with constipation!
3. Plus, the chia seeds give you a real energy push in the morning.
Chia lemon water recipe:
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1.5 glasses of water (300 ml)
1 tbsp honey
Juice of 1 lemon
How to make chia seed lemon water?
For the natural detox drink mix 1 tablespoon chia seeds with 300 ml cold water. Then you leave the drink in the fridge for at least one hour or overnight for the seeds to swell up. Then you dilute the gel with a liter of water, the juice of one lemon and 1 tablespoon honey. And you can add orange or cucumber slices – just like you make Infused Water.
When to drink it?
If you start the day with chia lemon honey water (it works best on an empty stomach) and a well-balanced breakfast, it will help you stay full till noon. Chia water regulates the appetite and you won’t need unhealthy snacks to suppress an emerging hunger sensation.
At the same time, the nutrient-rich chia seeds give you enough energy for the morning. Since you are taking a lot of fluid with the chia water, you are also preventing headaches. Also for your organs, water is important, so that they can function optimally.
Especially in combination with vitamin C from the lemon juice, this chia elixir is rich in antioxidants and micronutrients. As a result, your skin remains elastic and well hydrated. The regular consumption of chia water helps with anti-aging too!
So are you ready to give it a try?