Chia seeds - nutrition vitamins and health benefits

Glycemic index, carbohydrates, fiber, protein, fat and other macroelements in chia seeds

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Chia seeds - nutrition, vitamins, minerals

chia seeds - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A 54 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine) 0.62 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin) 0.17 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin) 8.83 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid) 49 mcg
  • Vitaminium C 1.6 mg
  • Vitaminium E 0.5 mg

Energy content of chia seeds

  • 33% CARBS
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 54% FAT

chia seeds - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium 407 mg
  • Phosphorus 860 mg
  • Magnessium 335 mg
  • Calcium 631 mg
  • Sodium 16 mg
  • Iron 7.72 mg
  • Zink 4.58 mg

Chia seeds - nutrition per 100g

Calories 486 kcal
Carbs 42.12 gram
Dietary fiber 34.4 gram
Fat 30.74 gram
Saturated fat 3.3 gram
Protein 16.54 gram
Glycemic index 3

How much protein in chia seeds?

Chia seeds have 16.54 g protein per 100g.
Tablespoon (10 g) has about 1.7 g of protein.

How much carbs in chia seeds?

Chia seeds have 42.12 g carbs (carbohydrates) per 100g.
Tablespoon (10 g) has about 4.2 g of carbs.

How much do chia seeds weight? (what is weight of chia seeds)

Tablespoon of chia seeds weights about 10g.
Teaspoon of chia seeds weights about 5g.
Glass of chia seeds weights about 180g.

How much dietary fiber in chia seeds?

Chia seeds have about 34.4 g dietary fiber per 100g.
Tablespoon (10 g) has about 3.4 g of dietary fiber. It is about 11% of daily dietary fiber intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

Do chia seeds have gluten?

Chia seeds have no gluten. They can be consumed by people sensitive to gluten or diagnosed celiac disease.

How much vitaminium C do chia seeds have?

Chia seeds have 1.6 mg of vitaminium C per 100g.
Tablespoon (10 g) has about 0.16 mg of vitaminium C. It is about 0% of daily vitaminium C intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

How much magnessium do chia seeds have?

Chia seeds have 335 mg of magnessium per 100g.
Tablespoon (10 g) has about 33.5 mg of magnessium. It is about 8% of daily magnessium intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

Waht is glycemic index of chia seeds?

Chia seeds have low glycemic index. Glycemic index of chia seeds is equal to 3.

Charts - compare chia seeds with other seeds

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This post was based on 3 sources:

  • authoritynutrition.com
  • www.foodmatters.com
  • pl.wikipedia.com
All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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