Fiber Chia Seeds
Chia Seeds For Fiber
Fiber content of chia seeds: 1 oz of chia seeds is 10.0 grams of fiber (Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Legacy Release).
According to Mayo Clinic here, "Women should try to eat at least 21 to 25 grams of fiber a day, while men should aim for 30 to 38 grams a day." Depending on your fitness goals and energy exertion, adjustments made be needed.
The fiber content of chia seeds is impressive!
We love chia seeds soluble fiber! Chia Seeds are an amazing Aztec Superfood. Our Pinole Chia Oatmeal has high quality chia seeds. Pinole is also an Aztec Superfood. Our Pinole recipe is made from non-gmo heirloom corn (ours comes from Mexico's independent, sustainable farms), cinnamon, and sugar (in some locations, pinole is also prepared with chia seeds, cacao). Our PB Cacao flavor includes organic cacao powder.
Are chia seeds soluble or insoluble fiber?
Chia seeds fiber type - chia seeds soluble fiber vs. chia seeds insoluble fiber. According to Harvard, "The fiber in chia seeds is mainly soluble fiber and mucilage, the substance responsible for the gluey texture of moistened chia seeds. These fibers may help to lower LDL cholesterol and slow down digestion, which can prevent blood sugar spikes after eating a meal and promote a feeling of fullness." Our customers often say that they eat our oatmeal and feel full until well into the afternoon.