Chia Seeds - A nutritional super-seed that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, protein, minerals, iron and antioxidants
Chia seeds are an ancient South American superfood. Their very subtle nutty taste allows you to add them to absolutely anything that you eat or drink - helping to boost your nutritional, antioxidants and Omega 3 intake.
Check out the nutritional benefits:
Rich in Omega3, higher levels than salmon.
High in protein, more than any other ancient grain. 21%.
High in iron, 3 times more than spinach.
A powerful source of antioxidants, 30% more potency than blueberries.
High in fibre, 2 tbsp equivalent to 5 pieces of wholewheat bread.
Weight Loss, chia seeds absorbs up to 10 times theri weight in water, leaving you fuller for longer.
How to use Chia?
Drinks: Add a teaspoon of Chia seeds to a glass of water or juice, before drinking.
Sprinkles: Sprinkle Chia seeds on salads, cereals, smoothies, even soup. Or add a sprinkling in your baking - great in bread, cakes, cookies and biscuits
Soaking: A common way to consume Chia seeds is to soak them. Make basic Chia gel by adding ⅟3 cup of seeds to 2 cups of water. Stir, leave for around 10 minutes until it takes a gel-like consistency
Ingredients: Chia Seeds (salvia hispanica)
Nutritional Information: Typical values per 100g: Energy 330kcal/1553kJ, Protein 21.1g, Fat 31.5g (of which saturates 3.2g, Omega 3 ALA 19.8g, Omega 6 LA 5.8g), Carbohydrate 42.1g (of which sugars <1.0g), Sodium <1.0g, Fibre 41.2g, Iron 6.27mg
Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
Allergy Information: Packed in a factory where nuts and seeds are also handled.