Chia seeds have been a staple for native American people as early as 3500 BC. It's no wonder the word name chia is Mayan for 'strength', as the ancient Aztec warriors were said to consume one teaspoon of this superfood to sustain them for 24 hours!
Chia seeds contain all nine essential amino acids making them a complete protein source. It is a vital component to the health of our muscles, cells and tissues.
‘Salvia Hispanica‘, commonly known as chia, is a flowering plant native to central and southern America. We source our chia seeds from an Australian Certified Organic grower in Mexico.
The perfect long-lasting energy food.
Nutrient-dense and adaptable
Chia seeds are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. Loaded with fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and other micronutrients, chia seeds are a health-boosting addition to your diet.
Add one serving to your favourite smoothie recipe for extra nutrients, including omega-3s and fibre. It will also make your smoothies more satisfying and filling.
Create nourishing and energy-boosting chia puddings that are perfect for breakfasts on the go, or a healthy mid-morning snack.
Chia seeds work perfectly in many recipes. Use it as an egg subsitute in baked recipes, as a thickener for dips and soups, or added to any raw treat recipe!
|Serving size: 1 heaped tbsp (15g)
Ingredients: organic chia seeds* (*certified organic)
|Fat - Total (g)||4.7||31.3|
|- Saturated (g)||0.5||3.3|
|- Polyunsaturated (g)||4||26.7|
|- Omega 3 ALA (g)||2.9||19.3|
|- Omega 6 LA (g)||1.1||7.3|
|- Monounsaturated (g)||0.3||2|
|- Sugars (g)||0||0.0|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||5.6||37.3|
Black chia seeds contain all nine essential amino acids making them a complete protein source. It is a vital component to the health of our muscles, cells and tissues.
Chia is one of the richest plant based source of omega-3 ALA. Omega-3s are not only important for brain health, but also have anti-inflammatory properties and affect the blood vessels and joints.
‘Salvia Hispanica‘, commonly known as chia, is a flowering plant native to central, southern Mexico and Guatemala. Chia seeds have been a staple for native American people as early as 3500 BC.
Chia seeds have been cultivated for thousands of years and are a staple food throughout South America. It is generally recognised as safe for all to consume. People with colon issues may wish to see a doctor due to the intense amounts of healthy fibre.