Nutiva, Organic Chia Seed, Black, 12 oz (340 g)
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- Nourishing People & Planet
- Organic Superfood
- 5 g Fiber, 3 g Protein, 2.5 g Omega-3 Per Serving
- USDA Organic
- Non GMO Project Verified
- Certified Gluten-Free
- Revolutionizing the Way the World Eats
- Certified Organic by QAI and Ecocert ICO
- Certified B Corporation
The people of the ancient Aztec and Mayan empires revered chia seeds as vital nourishment. These mighty seeds, packed with omega-3s, protein, antioxidants and fiber, are making a strong comeback in the 21st century. Enjoy them in yogurt, oatmeal, baked goods or smoothies.
Soak 2 Tbsp of seeds for 5-10 minutes in 6 oz of water to produce a nutritious gel that can be added to countless recipes.
Raw organic chia seeds
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight. Keeps for two years.
|Serving Size: 1 Tbsp (12 g)|
|Serving Per Container: About 28|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||25|
|Total Fat||3 g||5%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||2.5 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||5 g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g||20%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:|
|Total Fat||Less than||65 g||80 g|
|Sat Fat||Less than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than||2400 mg||2400 mg|
|Potassium||Less than||3500 mg||3500 mg|
|Total Carbohydrate||300 g||375 g|
|Dietary Fiber||25 g||30 g|
|Protein||50 g||65 g|
It doesn't upset my stomach like flax seed did. It's a tasty alternative to raw wheat germ. It's very hard to isolate individual benefits from eating chia seed, so I just consider it part of a healthy diet and let it go at that. There are no magic bullets. A healthy immune system working at peak efficiency is the magic bullet. Work to improve your immunity, the rest will take care of itself. 4/12/13 - Price and Quantity update: Big disappointment to notice that Nutiva has DECREASED the size of its product from 14 oz. to 12 oz., but is still charging the same for two ounces less, which means we are all paying a whopping price increase. Therefore they lost three rating stars for being $neaky about upping the price.
This is my third ordering of this product. The quality is exellent! I use the gel (1 part chia 6 part fluid of choise, shake in blender bottle or empty jar glas, shake now and then for 15 minutes) for weight control (two tsp before meals), and it really works. It makes me full, and keep the bloodsugar stabile. I highly recommend this product.
Good, as always
Posted by 5535725291436811429 on Jul 07, 2016
Ordered this several times. Good price for the chia seeds!
Posted by 5713607194745184154 on Jun 18, 2016
I use this for baking bread. very nice texture.
Posted by 5674149846918374535 on Jun 18, 2016
I add little chia seed with cornflakes or raw oats and soak with milk. They don't have any special taste but can make you feel full.
Posted by 5683706845852557399 on May 30, 2016
Love this product, use it for years to make chia pudding with raw cacao powder, cocoa milk and honey.