Since I have been on a chia seeds kick recently, I have been researching the health benefits of other seeds as well. I came across quite a bit of information, but I found an article listing the top seeds we should be eating, and thought it had good info to share.
"They're little nutrition powerhouses that give you more nutrition per square inch than any other thing you can eat," Lucy Danziger, editor in chief at Self magazine, says. "If you could sprinkle these on salads, or put them in your smoothie, you are going to emerge healthier, slenderer, and younger-looking."
1. Pomegranate seeds - -
large amounts of vitamin C, raise metabolism, cut fat storage
2. Hemp seeds - -
high fiber, speeds up metabolism
3. Pumpkin seeds - -
high amount of iron, raises energy, high protein
4. Chia seeds - -
energy booster, calcium-filled, raises metabolism
5. Wheat germ - -
high fiber, inulin (helps with digestion)
6. Flax seeds - -
has Omega-3's, good for the heart, cancer-thwarting, fights depression, reduces inflammation
7. Sesame seeds - -
control cholesterol, good for the heart, high amounts of protein and fiber
7 Seeds You Should Be Eating
How many of these seeds are you eating?