The Dangers Of Consuming Chia Seeds For Ulcer Sufferers?
Hello doctor, I want to ask about chia seeds. Several articles on the internet state that chia seeds are dangerous if consumed in ulcer and intestinal sufferers, is that true ?? r n r n
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Chia seeds are known to contain very high fiber and other nutrients such as phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and omega 3 fatty acids which are very beneficial for health. In addition, chia seeds also contain antioxidants that can protect the body from oxidative stress and reduce the risk of chronic disease.
However, consuming too much chia seeds can also cause unwanted side effects, such as stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, and nausea. These symptoms can aggravate the symptoms felt by heartburn sufferers. People with colitis are advised to eat high-fiber foods, but when a flare occurs, fiber consumption must be reduced.
Just like the consumption of other food and beverages, consumption in sufficient quantities can bring health benefits, but excessive consumption can actually have a negative impact on health. Therefore, you can still consume chia seeds in moderation. There are no fixed recommendations regarding the number of chia seeds that you can consume in a day, but you should not consume more than 1.5 tablespoons 2 times a day. Make sure you also consume more water when you eat high fiber foods like chia seeds.
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