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Chia Seeds

Plant Seeds

Chia Seeds

Other Name(s):

Salvia hispanica Seeds

Salvia hispanica is an annual flowering plant native to Mexico and Guatemala. They thrive in full sun, with well-drained soil and are quite drought tolerant too!

Is Chia Seeds Faithful to Nature?

Yes.

Chia Seeds are a natural ingredient which can be grown organically, using sustainable farming practices in harmony with Nature.

Benefits: Why is Chia Seeds Used?

High in Fatty Acids

Chia Seeds are very high in omega-3 fatty acids.

Source of Fibre

Chia Seeds, according to the USDA, are about 34% fibre.

Source of Protein

Chia Seeds, according to the USDA, are about 14% protein

And Plenty of Minerals

Chia seeds contain a fair amout of iron and calcium.

Chia Seeds are most often found as single ingredient products but are gaining popularity in the natural and organic breakfast cereals, nutritional supplements, and baked goods.

Chia flowers are harvested and typically collected in large paper bags and allowed to dry out. After the flowers have dried the seeds naturally separate from the flowers by simply shaking the large paper bags.

he nutritional differences between black and white chia seeds are marginal. Chia seeds have been observed to absorb up to 27 times their mass in water. As such, it’s very important to properly prepare chia seeds by soaking them before consuming.

Notice: The information provided here is not intended as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.

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