New! U.S. Grown Chia Seeds
First-Ever Chia Seed Grown in U.S.A.
Chia Seeds are a powerhouse nutritional food!
Grown in U.S. to organic standards; cleaned and bagged at the farm for super freshness!
Sustainable production practices used in growing, no pesticides or chemicals
Benefits superior to flax seeds
Naturally rich in antioxidants
Very mild flavor (no fishy taste like other foods high in Omega-3 acids)
Extremely rich in Omega-3 acids
Very good source of fiber and magnesium and low in sodium and cholesterol-free
Long shelf-life (up to 36 months)
High in Protein (provides all of the eight essential amino acids)
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Benefits of Chia Seeds
High In Omega-3 Acids. Omega-3 Acids promote cardiovascular and mental health and benefit many body functions. The fat in chia seeds contain a very high concentration (about 61%) of Omega-3 fatty acids. Chia seed has higher levels of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) than flax seed. ALA is an essential acid because it is not produced by the body. Chia seeds have the highest whole-food source levels of Omega-3 acids, as measured by percent of weight.
Rich In Antioxidants. Chia is a great natural source of antioxidants, including chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, myricetin, quercetin and flavonols.
Easy to Use. Chia seeds are mild tasting and easily digestible. The shells are easily broken and can be swallowed whole. Chia won't alter the taste of foods when it's used as an ingredient. It can be sprinkled on cereal or eaten as a snack. Grinding chia produces a meal called pinole, which can be mixed with flour into baked goods like biscuits, cakes and breads.
Full of Important Nutrients. Chia is an excellent source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc and copper. Chia contains six times more iron than spinach.
Low In Sodium and Cholesterol-Free. Chia contains less than half the sodium of flax seed, per serving. This is important to those with high blood pressure and concerned about sodium intake. As a plant-based source of Omega-3, chia seed is cholesterol-free.
Promotes Hydration. Chia soaks up water and this promotes hydration and electrolytes retention.
Helps in Weight Loss. Chia is very filling. As more Chia is eaten, there's less room for fattening foods.
Good Source of Fiber. Chia is about 40 percent fiber. A daily serving of chia seeds contains about 11 grams of fiber. About five percent of this fiber is soluble, which can help reduce cholesterol.
Builds Endurance. The Mayan word for Chia is strength. Chia builds stamina and endurance because it steadily releases slow-burning glucose into the bloodstream.
Gluten-Free. The protein in chia seed is gluten free. Chia seeds are also nonallergenic.
Provides All Essential Amino Acids. Chia provides all eight essential amino acids. Since essential amino acids are not produced by the body, it's important to get amino acids from nutrient-rich sources like chia seeds. The amino acid leucine is abundant in chia seeds. Research suggests leucine may help regulate blood sugar levels and aid in muscle recovery after exercise.
Stays Fresh. Unlike flax seed, chia seed stays fresh for extended periods of time. Chia seeds stay fresh for up to 36 months when stored in proper conditions (cool and dry)
Serving size: 28g (two tablespoons)
Servings Per Pound: 16
Amount Per Serving:
Total Fat: 9g [Alpha-Linolenic Acid (omega-3) 5.5g, Linoleic Acid (omega-6) 1.8g, Oleic Acid (monounsaturated) 0.7g]
Total Carbohydrate: 12g
Fiber: 11g [Insoluble Fiber 10g, Soluble Fiber 1g]
Ingredients: Chia Seeds
Order ships with 3, 2.5 lb. resealable bags of chia seeds.
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