PB-Chia-Seeds

Organic Chia Seeds

£6.00

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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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