TikTokers claim Chia Water fuels weight loss. Is it healthy?

A dietician breaks down the “internal shower” health trend.

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Chia water has been trending on TikTok for a minute, with users touting the combination of chia seeds and H20 (plus lemon or lime) as an incredible health hack.

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Proponents say the combo — also referred to by some as an “internal shower” — can help you lose weight by making you feel full, boost your digestion, and even "reverse diabetes."

But does that mean you should start chugging? Not so fast. Here’s what you should know.