Chia seeds may cause allergic reactions, especially in people who are allergic to sesame, mint or mustard seeds. Photo: Alamy

Why chia seeds are a superfood – but pose health risks for some

  • Chia seeds are highly nutritious, an excellent source of dietary minerals and can even promote weight loss
  • But some people, especially those who have had a stroke or suffer from gastrointestinal tract disorders, should be careful how much they consume
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Chia seeds may cause allergic reactions, especially in people who are allergic to sesame, mint or mustard seeds. Photo: Alamy
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