How This Helps
According to the British Journal of Nutrition, the nutrients in chia seeds are helpful in reducing fat and cholesterol. This in turns helps proper production of insulin for diabetic patients. Also, the ingredients of coconut chia pudding have relatively low to medium Glycemic Index that makes it ideal for diabetes.
- Nutrition Information for Cocunut Chia Pudding:
Serving Size: 1 serving= 275.5 g
Calories: 205 kcal
Calories from fat: 130 kcal
Total fat: 14 g
Saturated Fat: 12 g
Trans Fat: 0.0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 60 mg
Potassium: 58 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 20.3 g
Dietary Fiber: 3 g
Sugars: 8.6 g
Protein: 5 g
Key Ingredients: coconut + chia seeds
- First whisk the coconut milk and other ingredients properly before mixing it with chia seeds. It will take about 20 minutes for the mixture to thicken and for an ideal texture, place the covered mixture in a refrigerator overnight.
Consult with your dietitian and medical professional if you are on any medication to take Chia Seeds.
Science and Research
Coconut chia pudding has coconut and chia seeds as the main ingredients. Coconut fiber helps in maintaining blood glucose levels and can improve blood circulation in diabetic patients. Chia seeds are rich in omega 3 fatty acids along with proteins and fiber that helps reduce blood sugar spikes.