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Organic Black Chia Seeds

CODE: 1084
Origin: Paraguay

Organic chia seeds are the highest known plant source of Omega 3 fatty acids. Chia originated in the Central Valley of Mexico.


Nutritional Information   Average quantity per 100g
Energy   2052kj
Protein   16.5g
Carbohydrates   42.1g
Sugars   0g
Fat Total   30.8g
Fat Saturated   3.2g
Sodium   16mg

Ingredients: Organic Black Chia Seeds.

Benefits  See the benefits of this product

The main difference between black Chia and white Chia is the growing regions, the nutritional value is much the same. Chia seeds typically contain 20% protein, 34% oil, 25% dietary fibre (mostly soluble with high molecular weight), and significant levels of antioxidants. The oil from chia seeds contains a very high concentration of "Omega 3" fatty acid.

Served Best See the best way to serve this product

Chia seed may be eaten raw as a dietary fibre and omega-3 supplement or when soaked or ground to made into porridge or cakes. It is also used frequently in baked goods, including breads, cakes and biscuits.

How to cook  See how to cook this product

Chia seeds can be ground or soaked in water or fruit juice. The soaked seeds are gelatinous in texture and are used in porridges and puddings. Ground chia is used in baked goods including breads, cakes and biscuits. Chia seeds can also be used as a topping for oats, cereals, smoothies etc.