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- Ancient Superfood of The Aztecs
- Nourishing People & Planet
- USDA Organic
- 5 g Fiber
- 3 g Protein
- 2.5 g Omega-3
- Protein, Fiber, Omega-3 and Antioxidants
- Non GMO
- Certified Organic by QAI & EcoCert
- Nutiva is Dedicated to a Healthy and Sustainable World For All
The people of the ancient Aztec and Mayan empires revered chia seeds as vital nourishment. These mighty seeds, packed with Omega-3, protein, rare antioxidants, and fiber, are making a strong comeback in the 21st century. Enjoy them in yogurt, oatmeal, baked goods, or smoothies. No need to grind chia. Soak 2 Tbsp of chia seed for 5-10 minutes in 6 oz of water to produce a nutritious chia gel that can be added to hundreds of recipes. Also enjoy Nutiva's bulk-size 3 lb Chia Seed, White Chia Seed, Milled Chia Seed, Hempseed, Hemp Oil, Hemp Protein, Coconut Oil, and Coconut Manna.
- 2 Tbsp Nutiva Chia Seed
- 2 Tbsp Nutiva Hempseed
- 1 Tbsp Coconut Manna
- 6 oz water or milk
- Apple, banana, or berries
- Honey or maple syrup
Make a delicious breakfast treat by soaking chia seeds for 5 minutes in hot or cold liquid. Add sliced fruit, hempseed, and honey or syrup, and dig in.
Raw, certified-organic chia seeds.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight. Keep for over two years.
|Serving Size: 1 Tbsp (12 g)|
|Servings Per Container: About 75|
|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||0%|
|Monounsaturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|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.|
Chia seeds are truly a superfood. One ounce (about two tablespoons) of chia seeds provides a whopping 11 grams of fiber (45% of the recommended daily intake), 14% of the recommended daily intake of iron, 18% of calcium, 24% of magnesium, 27% of phosphorus, 30% of manganese 14% of zinc, not to mention that they're naturally gluten free and suitable for people suffering from gluten intolerance and celiac disease. But that's not all: chia seeds are one of the best vegetable sources of protein (one ounce provides 7 grams, 10% of the RDI) and vitamins B1, B2, B3 (about 20% of the RDI in one ounce) and the richest vegetable source of omega-3 fatty acids (5 grams in one ounce, the RDI is 3-4 grams), and unlike flaxseeds, they can be eaten whole and don't need to be ground. It comes as no surprise that chia seeds are packed with health benefits and can help people suffering from diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease, gastritis, acid reflux, nausea, indigestion, osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism and many other diseases and conditions: they stabilize blood sugar, regulate insulin levels and prevent blood spikes keeping you full longer, aid digestion, prevent heartburn and acid reflux, increase appetite, soothe the stomach lining, reduce colon inflammation, normalize blood pressure, lower triglycerides and LDL or "bad" cholesterol levels while increasing HDL or "good" cholesterol, protect against strokes, atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease, help maintain healthy bones and teeth. I'm in love with chia seeds. They normalize my cholesterol and blood pressure, help my acid reflux and gastritis and keep me full for a long time stabilizing my blood sugar. I add them everywhere: from oatmeal and cereal to different recipes. When soaked for a few minutes, chia seeds develop a gelatinous coating and produce a nutritious and almost tasteless gel which is a great cholesterol free binding agent that can be used instead of eggs and won't affect the flavor of any food. One of the best products on iHerb, hands down.
If you can catch this while it is in stock its great! I make chia seed porridge, throw it in smoothies, and cookies. Great quality and very hard to find at this cost.
Posted by 5320955536526281241 on Sep 16, 2014
So much cheaper than buying from my local supermarket. Really great value for money.
A huge pack
Posted by evonyu on Sep 09, 2014
It's lasting me a long long time. I like that it's organic. But a pity that it's discontinued.
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Posted by 5039108830851597489 on Aug 25, 2014
Great Stuff and fast deliver! Keep it up!
Posted by Reviewer2189955 on Aug 18, 2014
I keep reordering these! I mix them with ground flax seeds in my daily breakfast. The price is right!