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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Health benefits and utilization of Chia seed mucilage: A review

Englina Munda, Navjot Kaur and Dr. Anjan Borah
Chia (Salvia hispanica) is reported to have potential medical advantages identifying with this impairment. Polysaccharides extracted from Chia (Salvia hispanica) seed have gathered huge interest inside the food business lately because of their extraordinary practical properties. Known as chia adhesive (CM), it is a utilitarian fixing with a high measure of dietary fiber and large scale and miniature supplements. CM additionally contains a wealth of wellbeing advancing oligosaccharides that can be consolidated into food sources for great stomach wellbeing. Moreover, chia seeds contain other nutritionally relevant compounds, such as antioxidants (chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, myricetin, quercetin, and kaempferol), gluten free protein containing all the essential amino acids, dietary fibres, and minerals. Study on chia seeds is receiving increasing interest because of their nutritional and health promoting properties. Hence, the purpose of this study is to develop a value-added food product using chia seeds and to assess the nutritional properties, shelf life and consumer acceptability of the developed product. Intrinsic characteristics of chia seeds can improve the quality of muffins, cookies (Other bakery products) and bring health benefits to the consumers.
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How to cite this article:
Englina Munda, Navjot Kaur and Dr. Anjan Borah. Health benefits and utilization of Chia seed mucilage: A review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 937-943.

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