Originating from central and southern Mexico and Guatemala, chia seeds are still regularly used for nutritious foods and drinks in Bolivia, Paraguay, Guatemala, Argentina and Mexico while also having spread globally to become a common health food.
Chia seeds are one of the highest plant based source of Omega 3, they contain vitamins and minerals; fiber, iron, magnesium, high in antioxidants and release an anti-inflammatory effect on the body. They are commonly used in weight-loss diets due to their high levels of protein, helping to keep the body full for longer. Containing alpha-linoleic acid (ALA) that aids in lowering blood pressure, helps to prevent strokes, prostate cancer and coronary artery disease. A gluten-free grain, a great source for celiac diseased person’s. Chia seeds provide energy for vital roles in bone mineralization, red blood cell production, enzyme synthesis, as well as regulation of cardiac and skeletal muscle activities.
Super easy to include into your daily meals, add to smoothies, salads, make desserts or simply soak in warm water to activate and add sweetener and fruits!
Country of origin: Bolivia. Ingredients: Chia Seeds
Nutritional Information (per 100g serve):
-Energy – 2030KJ
-Protein – 16.5 g
-Fat Total – 30.7 g
-Fat Saturated – 3.3 g
-Carbohydrates Total – 42.1 g
-Carbohydrates Sugars – 1.0 g
-Sodium – 16 mg