Let's Compare Flax Seed and Chia Seed - Healthy Food 4 Life

Battle of the Seeds


All three of these seeds are great sources of protein, healthy fat, fiber and Omega 3 fatty acids.  Two tablespoons is the serving size.  

*2 T. of Ground Flaxseed has:  

3 grams of protein

3 grams of fiber

3190 mg of Omega 3

830 mg of Omega 6

costs less than chia seed

rich source of phytochemicals

must be eaten ground to get full benefit (can purchase ground)

2 T. of Chia Seed has:

4.4 grams of protein

10.6 grams of fiber

4915 mg of Omega 3

1620 mg of Omega 6

18% of daily calcium requirement

contains phosphorous

2 T. Hulled Hemp Seed has:

3.2 grams fiber

10.6 grams protein

Omega 3

Omega 6

contains all 8 essential amino acids so it is considered a complete protein


BOTTOM LINE: TAKE YOUR PICK AND ADD ONE OF THESE SEEDS TO YOUR BREAKFAST DAILY!  Try adding a tablespoon to your oatmeal, yogurt or smoothie or sprinkle some on top of your whole wheat toast and nut butter in the morning.  

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