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Chia Seeds Vs Sabja Seeds


Chia Seeds are native to South America and were introduced to the old world by Europeans. They don’t have any particular name in Hindi but Basil/Sabza Seeds (written as Sabja) are the seeds of Tulsi. They are sweet basil-seeds. So, friends! today we are going to find the specialty of Chia and Sabja Seeds.

So, if you are on a weight loss diet and you are suggested by your dietician to consume Chia or Sabja/ Sabza seeds than look at the difference between Chia seeds and Sabja seeds and different benefits of each one.

Difference between Chia Seeds and Sabja / Sabza Seeds:

Chia Seeds

Sabja Seeds

Chia Seeds are usually a mixture of grey, black, white and sometimes even brown color seeds.

Sabja Seeds are uniformly Black or pitch black .

Chia Seeds looks like Oval in shape. Sabja looks like Elliptical, like tiny grains of Rice.
Soaked chia seeds does not have any taste of its own and can easily be added in any kind of dish. Soaked Sabjs has a mild flavor of Basil and imparts the same to drinks and desserts.
Chia takes time to absorb water and swell up. Sabja swells up within seconds of being mixed with water.
Chia have the unique ability to gel by absorbing over 10 times their weight. Sabja have a translucent coat forms around the seed and it appears much larger when compared to a soaked chia seed.
Chia seeds promote energy and endurance.    Sabja seeds are one of the best body coolants.
Chia Seeds are a good source of proteins and Omega 3s.   Sabja seeds are a good source of vitamins and Iron.
Chia Seeds are highly recommended for weight-loss and help for mussels tightening. Sabja seed helps to promote healthy skin and hair.
Chia is naturally low-carb and high-fiber food helps indigestion. Sabja acts as a detoxifying agent and helps to cleanse the blood
Chia Seed is a less effective one’s bowel system. Sabja seeds are more effective in one’s bowel system then chia.
Chia provides nutrients like calcium, potassium, magnesium, and phosphorus. Sabja has a soothing effect on the stomach and hence useful to combat acidity.
Consuming chia seeds can be a way to decrease higher triglyceride levels and to help promote heart health. Sabja seeds help in clearing arteries and thus lower the risk of heart attack and strokes.
Chia helps in stabilizing blood sugar levels. Sabja can aid in digestion and act as a diuretic, regulating bowel movements.

Just let me know, these were useful for you… have a healthy and joyous life…

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