Chia is a plant of the mint family, it is grown commercially for its seed, a source of food that is very rich in omega 3 fatty acids and dietry fibre.
Chia seeds soaked in water or fruit juice is also often consumed and is known in Mexico as 'chia fresca'. The soaked seeds are gelatinous in texture and are used in gruels, porridges and puddings.
Chia seeds typically contain 20% protein, 34% oil, 25% dietary fibre and significant levels of antioxidants. The oil from chia seeds contains a very high concentration of omega 3 fatty acid.
The main difference between black Chia and white Chia is the growing regions, the nutritional value is much the same.
Absolute Organic Chia Seeds deliver endless nutritional and health benefits as they are high in essential minerals such as calcium, manganese and phosphorus. Thanks to the rich fibre and healthy fat content, Chia Seeds will keep you fuller for longer and revitalized throughout the day.
Certified organic chia seeds. May contain traces of nuts and other seeds.
To maintain the freshness store chia seeds in a dry place under 20*c and refrigerate after opening.