Chia Seeds are the ancient superfood of the Aztecs, and have been revered for thousands of years and are packed with Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, antioxidants and fiber. A one ounce serving of chia seed contains 42% Daily Value of fiber and 9% Daily Value of protein. Chia seeds have 15x more magnesium than broccoli, 6x more calcium than whole milk, 2x more potassium than bananas and 30% more antioxidants than blueberries.
The Aztecs and Mayans used to consume this seed as an energy booster for the messengers who had to travel hundreds of kilometers. In fact, ‘chia’ is the Mayan word for ‘strength.’ Today, this super seed is an essential wholefood nutrition in the modern diet. Add CHIA to your favorite juice, smoothie, yogurt, ice-ream, granola, muesli, porridge etc. Use as toppings for salads and even in the elaboration of cookies and desserts.