When you’re feeling backed-up, this high-fiber chia concoction can help make your bathroom routine smoother. The chia seeds form a gel-like consistency to help move digestion along easily, and the kick of cayenne pepper acts as an intestinal stimulant.
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- Pinch of cayenne pepper
- 1 cup water
- Step 1
Combine chia seeds, lemon juice and cayenne in a mug or glass; add water. Stir continuously until the chia seeds gel and become suspended throughout the water, 30 seconds or more.
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Serving Size: 1 cup Per Serving: 53 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 5g; dietary fiber 3.7g; sugars 0.1g; fat 3.3g; saturated fat 0.4g; vitamin a iu 101.8IU; vitamin c 1.9mg; folate 5.9mcg; calcium 74.4mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 38.3mg; potassium 55.5mg; sodium 8.9mg; thiamin 0.1mg. Exchanges: