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Superfruit Chia Seeds - EU Organic 750g

Chia seeds come from Mexico and have been used by the Aztecs since ancient times. Chia seeds are one of the richest vegetable sources of Omega 3! Athletes all over the world use Chia seeds daily! Chia (Salvia Hispanica) is a ?owering plant from the mint family and is native to Mexico. The acclaimed "Tarahumara" tribe from northern Mexico, who are considered by many to be the world's best long distance runners, use Chia seeds as staple food in their diet. Traditionally, it is believed that Chia has been cultivated since ancient times and it is probable that the Aztecs used it as part of their diet. The name "Chia" comes from a word that originally means "oily". Soak Chia seeds in water and very quickly a gelatinous, clear-film, forms around these small seeds. The plant is considered easy to cultivate and can grow up to be one meter tall. Our Chia seeds come from the plant's country of origin, Mexico. Chia seeds are rich in Omega-3, ALA (alpha-lineolic-acid), Fiber and Protein. Traditionally, Chia seeds are consumed whole in the form of a drink called "Chia fresca". They are also used in baking, breads and pastries. The seeds can also be ground down and used to supplement other types of ?our. Chia seeds contain a lot of valuable Minerals such as Phosphorus, Calcium and Potassium.


Organic Chia Seeds Origin: Mexico and South America Storage: Store in a cool dark place. Avoid direct sunlight. Net weight: 300g Nutritional Inforamtion per 100g Energy 1894 kJ /451 kcal Fat 31g whereof saturated fat 4g Carbohydrates 5g whereof sugar 1g Fiber 34g Protein 21g Salt 0g Vitamin E 29,1 mg (243% DRI) Omega 3 fatty acids 20g

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