Chia seeds come from the flowering plant of chia, which is native to Mexico and Guatemala.The chia plant had been cultivated by the Aztecs, Mayans, Incans, and other tribes for a very long time.Originally ‘chia’ meant ‘strength’ in the Mayan language.
Chia seeds are a good source of antioxidants as well. The antioxidants present in chia seeds include flavonol glycosides, chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, kaempferol, quercetin, myricetin, and linolenic acid. These antioxidants help in curbing the levels of free radicals in the body. They also contain very high concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids that have many benefits.
Chia seeds with so many nutrients help in treating many conditions, some of which are mentioned below.
Boost Digestive Health
Improve Athletes Performance
Aid in Pregnancy
How to eat Chia Seeds?
Chia seeds can be soaked in a glass of water and consumed the next morning with breakfast. 
Water-soaked chia seeds can be added to cakes or cookies to eliminate the use of butter. Eating sprouted chia seeds can also be very beneficial.
They can be added to various drinks, juices, protein shakes, and milkshakes as a healthy component.
Chia seeds can also be sprinkled on various foods in your breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
They can be added to eggs to make a healthy omelet or to salads as a dressing.
Add a handful of chia seeds to milk and boil the mixture for some time to have a healthy porridge.
Chia seeds can be ground up and the powder can be added to flour, milk, and yogurts.
Chia seeds can be added to stews as a thickening agent.
One should consume them in moderation