For centuries now, Chia has been used by different cultures and civilizations owing to its beneficial and health properties. This has led to the plant being labeled, and rightly so, by nutritionists around the world as a “Super food”. To lend credibility to the super food label, Chia seeds typically contain the following:

  • All essential amino acids
  • 7 times the omega-3 in wild Atlantic salmon
  • 4 times the calcium in 2% milk
  • 7 times more iron than raw spinach
  • 20% protein by weight
  • Mucin – reduces inflammation in digestive tract
  • More digestible protein than beans, soy or peas
  • More antioxidants than blueberries
  • Vitamins B, D & E

Nutritional and health benefits of Chia seeds

  • Helps in stabilizing blood sugar levels
  • Enhances endurance through release of slow-burning glucose in the body
  • Helps in weight loss
  • Keeps the body well hydrated
  • A rich source of energy
  • Low in cholesterol and sodium- Good for patients with cardiovascular disease and diabetics