Chia seeds are a nutritious and versatile super food that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, protein, minerals and antioxidants.
These little seeds were once a staple of the Incan, Mayan and Aztec cultures. "Chia" is actually the Mayan word for strength. The seeds were used by the ancient cultures as a super-energy food, especially for their running messengers.
Sprinkle Chia seeds on salads, cereals, yogurt, even soup. Or add a sprinkling in your baking - great in bread, cakes, cookies and muffins.
A common way to consume Chia Seeds is to make them into a delicious Chia Seed pudding by soaking with coconut milk and agave syrup.
Rich in omega-3
Source of protein
High in iron
Suitable for vegetarians & vegans
Table of Nutrition
per 100g: Energy, kJ/kcal: 2194/524, Fat : 47g, Of which saturates : 4.7g, Carbohydrate : 3.8g, Of which sugars : <1.0g, Fibre : 33g, Protein : 22g, Salt : 0g, Omega 3 ALA: 19.8g, Omega 6 LA: 5.8g, Iron : 6.27g
Chia (Salvia Hispanica) Seeds
Suitable for Vegans
Suitable for Vegetarians
Country of Origin
Packed In - United Kingdom
Preparation & Usage
So easy to use
Drink: Add a teaspoon of Chia seeds to a glass of water or juice, before drinking.
Sprinkle: Sprinkle Chia seeds on salads, cereals, yogurt, even soup. Or add a sprinkling in your baking - great in bread, cakes, cookies and biscuits.
Soak: A common way to consume Chia seeds is to soak them. Make basic Chia gel by adding 1/3 cup of seeds to 2 cups of water. Stir, leave for around 10 minutes until it takes a gel-like consistency.
Store in a cool, dry place