Chia seeds are widely consumed for various health benefits especially in maintaining healthy serum lipid level. This effect is contributed by the presence of phenolic acid and omega 3/6 oil in the chia seed. According to the Journal of Biomedical Biotechnology, chia seed is a good choice of healthy oil to maintain a balanced serum lipid profile, thus is essential for weight loss.
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