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Benefits of Basil Seeds

Basil seeds also known as Sabza is a great source of nutrition in our diet. It is often confused with Chia seeds. Anyhow, both have almost the same nutritional value. But prefer Sabza/Basil seeds more during summers.

Sticking to the topic, below are the health benefits of Basil Seeds-:

SOURCE OF MINERALS

Basil seeds are a great source of Calcium, magnesium, and Iron. All these minerals and vitamins make it a great food to add in your daily life. This helps to improve bone health and muscle function.

LOTS OF FIBER

Basil is a great source of fiber. 1 tablespoon of Basil seeds contain around 7gm of fiber.

  1. This in return supports your Gut health.

  2. Makes you feel full for longer.

  3. Control blood sugar levels

  4. Great for people suffering from diabetes or PCOD

OMEGA -3 FATTY ACID

1 tablespoon of Basil seeds contain gm of Omega 3 fatty acids. This has following benefits

  1. Increases Good cholesterol

  2. Has anti-inflammatory properties

  3. Reduces the risk of heart attack and other heart-related problem.

So, don’t forget to add Basil seeds to your diet. These have many benefits and will help you live a longer and healthier life.

Now difference between Basil seeds and Chia seeds

Basil seeds Chia seeds

Calories 60 60

Fat 2.5gm 3gm

Omega 3 1240mg 2880mg

Carbs 7gm 5gm

Protien 2gm 3gm

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