Chia Seeds are nature’s richest vegetarian source of Omega 3 EFAs and fibre. They contain three times more iron than spinach, six times more calcium than milk, and fifteen times more magnesium than broccoli! Our Organic Chia Seeds (Salvia Hispanica L.) are grown naturally, without pesticides. Colour is the only significant difference between white and black Chia Seeds.
Used as an energy food for centuries, Chia has been rediscovered today as a “functional food” that can promote health or prevent disease. Chia seeds are considered to be one of nature’s richest vegetarian source of omega-3 and fibre. They are rich in antioxidants and contain 18 amino acids, three times more iron than spinach, six times more calcium than milk, and fifteen times more magnesium than broccoli!
The suggested daily intake of Chia seeds is 2 to 4 tablespoons. Enjoy them as a snack or incorporate into your daily meals in salads, cereal, baked goods, yogurt and smoothies.
Add the milled chia version into your smoothie or on top of salads, cereal, and yogurt. Milled chia also makes an excellent egg replacer. Use it to bind together your baked goods.
When left in water, Chia Seeds begin to gel up in minutes (similarly to flax). The gelling creates a texture suitable for puddings.
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