Organic Black Chia Seeds

Organic Black Chia Seeds

$4.20

About

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

Served Best

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

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.

Benefits

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.

Ingredients

Organic Black Chia Seeds.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 20 g
Average Per 100g:

Energy: 2052 kJ
Protein: 16.5 g
Carbohydrate: 42.1 g
Sugars: 0 g
Fat Total: 30.8 g
Fat Saturated: 3.2 g
Sodium: 16 mg

Origin

Paraguay

In-Store Code

1084