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Do chia seeds help you lose weight? Or is it

Patient: Do chia seeds help you lose weight? Or is it a myth like I’ve been seeing please help.

 

 

Doctor: HelloThanks for using “Ask The Doctor” for posting your query.Chia seeds are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and does help in losing weight in certain cases but not in all. As its a herbal preparation, proper scientific studies have not been done to assess its efficacy. However you may give it a try for 1-2 months to assess its efficacy.Hope this helps,Wish you a good health.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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