Organic Chia Seeds



Product Description

Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from the plant Salvia Hispanica which is related to the mint plant.

Despite these seeds tasting bland they are considered a true superfood, with more omega-3 fatty acids than salmon, an abundance of antioxidants and minerals; a complete source of protein and more fibre than flax seeds.

Chia seeds are commonly known as ‘runners food’. They are also ideal as part of a weight loss programme.

A 100-gram serving of chia seeds is high in the B vitamins thiamin, niacin, riboflavin and folate as well as being a rich source of calcium, iron, magnesium ,magnanese, phosphorous and zinc.

Chia seeds may be added to other foods as a topping or put into smoothies, breakfast cereals, energy bars, granola bars or added to homemade bread.

When mixed with water, Chia seeds develop a gel like consistencyThis gel can be used to replace as much as 25% of egg content and oil in cakes or other pastries.

country of origin – Bolivia

typical nutritional values per 100g:

energy 1825kj/436 kcal

fat 31.0g (saturates 3.0g)

carbohydrate 2.0g (of which sugars <0.1g)

fibre 37.9g

protein 20g

salt 0g

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