Organic Chia Seeds, black
An acclaimed super-food
Multi-use and full of energy
What is it?
The word 'chia' comes from the Mayan word for 'strength' - Aztec soldiers in Central Mexico used chia seeds to give them energy and stamina. It is a tiny seed. The plant is grown commercially for its seeds which are now used world-wide.
What are the nutritional benefits?
Full of omega-3 fatty acids and fibre - 5 grams of fibre in one teaspoon. A good source of vitamin B, riboflavin and folate. Also a rich source of calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc.
Where can I use it?
The seeds can be eaten in multiple ways - raw or cooked. Add them to salads, smoothies, baked goods and even stir fries. Sprinkle them on your cereals or even as a substitute for pectin in jam. Helps to increase the nutritional value of any dish. Pleasant nutty flavour.
Chia seeds are incredibly absorbent. Mix them with water to create a chia gel which can then be used as a substitute for eggs in some baking.
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|Typical Values||Per 100gms / 100mls|
|Fat, total (g)||30.7|
|Fat, saturated (g)||3.3|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||34.4|
|Country of Origin|
|Product of:||Mexico / Peru / Thailand|
|Listed in order of predominance:||Certified Organic Chia Seeds (where available)|
This product has been re-packed in a facility handling products containing gluten, tree nuts, sesame seeds and peanuts. Every effort is made to separate equipment and ingredients during the re-pack process.