Chia Seed Description from Nature's Answer
Cultivated by the ancient Aztecs, and honored as a "power food," Chia is one of the best plant sources of beneficial Omega-3 oils. Omega-3 and other essential fatty acids (EFA) support cardiovascular health, comfortable joint mobility, immune system function and overall cellular energy. Chia is high in vitamins and minerals, such as magnesium, potassium, phosphorous, quercetin and flavonols. Chia is one of the best vegetarian sources of Omega 3 (especially a-linolenic acid) and other essential fatty acids (EFA's). EFA's support healthy heart function, joint mobility, immune functioning and cellular energy. Chia seeds are high in both soluble and insoluble fiber. Diets high in fiber support healthy digestion and bowel function. Chia cleanses through mucilage action, similar to pysllium. Chia seeds are high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and flavonols. Chia has Boron, a necessary nutrient need for bone health.
|Serving Size: 15 grams|
Servings Per Container: 30
|Ingredient||Amount||% Daily Value**|
|Calories from Fat||45|
|Omega 3 Fatty Acids||3100mg||†|
|Omega 6 Fatty Acids||1050mg||†|
| ** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
† Daily Value not established.
100% Chia seed.
Mix one scoop of Chia seeds into 8 oz of liquid. Shake or stir briskly for one minute to evenly suspend the seeds. Let mixture settle for 5 minutes to allow seeds to soften, then sip this heart healthy, highest plant source of omega-3 supplement, which also assists bowel function and regularity. Follow with an additional 8 oz. of liquid. Chia can be liberally sprinkled on all kinds of foods to enhance their nutritional benefits. Try Chia in yogurt, oatmeal, salads, gravy, pudding or in any of your favorite recipes!