Both chia seeds and flax seeds top the list of superfoods. They are both easy to add to your salads or smoothies for a nutritional punch. And since I have recently talked about smoothies as a breakfast option both of these are a very good addition to those morning treats. But is one better than the other? Let’s compare.
Other good sources of 13% RDA
Calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium
Zinc, magnesium, copper, 15% RDA B1
More antioxidants than blueberries more lignans
Depending on what source you check out, either could win out. If you had to choose based on the above comparison, it looks like chia seeds win out, but not by a landslide. Use both, I do. I will admit chia is my favorite though :). Each do have their own nutritional benefits though and are an easy addition to your healthy diet where variety is key.
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