WHAT ARE CHIA SEEDS?
Chia Seeds are a healthy eating ingredient that are here to stay. Popular with home bakers and protein chefs, these little seeds are a great source of plant protein, fiber, and important nutrients.
Did you know that chia means “strength” in Mayan cultures? And now they can help you with your strength goals, too. Chia seeds come from the plant Salvia Hispanica, native to southern Mexico and Guatemala. The Mayans and Aztecs used chia seeds as a staple food source and the Aztecs considered them more valuable than gold. We source our high quality chia seeds from South America.
We guarantee our chia seeds have an outstanding nutritional profile. They have 20g protein per 100g, plus 38g fiber per 100g. Chia seeds are also a great vegan source of omega fatty acids and minerals.
Chia seeds have a mild, slightly nutty taste. They swell up in water and other liquid, making them a great thickener for shakes or oatmeal. You can also make chia seed pudding.
However you choose to eat your chia seeds, they will pack your meals, snacks, recipes and puddings with valuable nutrients.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CHIA SEEDS?
Chia seeds are a vegan, gluten-free source of protein, fiber, omega fatty acids, and nutrients. They are the richest plant source of omega 3 fatty acids and also contain omega 6 and 9.
- 20g protein per 100g
- 10g fiber per 25g serving (double the fiber of oats)
- 25g chia seeds contains twice the amount of iron and magnesium as spinach
- Great source of calcium, manganese, potassium and phosphorus
- Contains all 8 essential amino acids
- Source of tryptophan
HOW CAN YOU USE CHIA SEEDS?
Chia seeds are an incredible versatile healthy eating ingredient. Use them whenever you want to add fiber, omega fatty acids, or plant-based protein to your snacks and recipes. Popular ways to use chia seeds include in baking recipes, shakes, smoothies, and oatmeal. You can use them as a sprinkle topping, or create chia seed pudding out of them. They are suitable for vegans.
WHY BUY CHIA SEEDS?
ACTIVE FOODS™ Chia Seeds are great value for money compared to some other chia seed products. If you need raw, natural, 100% chia seeds then you found it right here. Boost the nutritional content of your meals and snacks with this store cupboard healthy ingredient.
WHO SHOULD USE CHIA SEEDS?
Honestly, almost everyone can benefit from these little seeds. Because they’re gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and vegan, they fit almost all speciality diets. It’s no wonder they have become so popular!
When you mix chia seeds with water, the seeds swell up and create a thick dessert like texture. The idea of chia seed dessert may have started in "Born To Run" by Christopher McDougall, where he writes about mixing chia seeds with water and lime. He said that "In terms of nutritional content, a tablespoon of Chia is like a smoothie made from salmon and spinach."
Use chia seeds if you want to boost the nutrients, fiber, and protein of any healthy baking recipe, smoothie, or shake.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.Disclaimer: Implied results may vary. Individuals will respond differently. Implied results assume an appropriate nutrition and training plan.
CHIA SEEDS INGREDIENTS
100% Chia Seeds.
CHIA SEEDS NUTRITION INFORMATION
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Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free.
Consumption of Chia Seeds is self-limiting, so we advise using them in accordance with your dietary requirements.