Chia Seeds..Natures Superfood
Chia Seeds are tiny little black and white seeds. They are natures complete superfood.
They are the highest known plant source of anti-inflammatory Omega 3 (8 times more than salmon!) and extremely high in dietary fibre and protein.
They are a great tasting seed that can be easily included in your daily diet for improved health.
Chia seeds were first used as food as early as 3500 BC and were one of the main dietary components of the Aztecs and the Mayans. Unlike other sources of this important essential fatty acid, it is highly stable due to its powerful naturally occuring antioxidants.
Chia is a good so, source of potassium, phosphorous, folate, zinc, vitamins A, B12 & C, and a great source of 18 amino acids and bowel/cholesterol/bloodsugar-regulating soluble and insoluble fibre. Chia is also packed with complete protein (up to 23%) and 5 times more calcium than milk(!!!), 3 times more iron than spinich, 15 times more magnesium than broccoli and has an ORAC value 4 times higher than blueberries!
Ontop of all that amazing nutritents it is RAW VEGAN and GLUTEN FREE (so now you have no excuse to go straight to your health food shop and buy some.. and no they are not too expensive and the packets always last forever).
It has a pleasant mild nutty taste and can be added to any food or beverage without altering the original flavour.
Posted by Elisha Yarrington