Our Chia Seeds are Certified Organic and grown in Mexico; home of the ancient Aztecs, who used Chia Seeds as a great way to retain water in the body and as an excellent source for Vitamin E, Protein, Calcium, Iron, Niacin, and Omega-3 fatty acids.
Chia Seed is famous for it’s second to none Omega-3 content. It is also high in protein and calcium, with 5 times the calcium of milk, 631 mg per 100 grams of seed. Chia seed is also high in protein, with 18 grams per 100 grams of seed. Chia seed is rich in antioxidant oils. It contains chlorogenic acid and caffeic acid as well as myricetin, quercetin and kaempferol flavonols. These compounds are both primary and synergistic antioxidants and contribute in a major way to the strong antioxidant activity of chia.
ُPeople Often mistake Basil Seeds with Chia Seeds
Dry chia seeds can also be added whole or ground to smoothies and juices, mixed into yogurt or oatmeal, or sprinkled on top of a salad. If you’re adding the seeds to a drink or a “wet” dish like oatmeal, they’ll swell up slightly while you eat, but they’ll retain a slight crunch