The chia plant comes from South and Central America, where it was cultivated by the Aztecs, Mayas and other indigenous people more than 4000 years ago. Since then it has been one of the most important cultivated plants. Chia seeds have been used as concentrated feed for thousands of years.
Thanks to their composition, chia seeds are an ideal source of muscle-supporting protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid in particular, helps regulate cholesterol levels. Chia seeds also contain antioxidants and various minerals.
Surrounded by soluble fiber, chis seeds can absorb up to 7 times their weight in water. They form a gel-like mass. Thanks to this property, chia seeds are wonderful fillers and also ensure a long-lasting feeling of satiety. . Chia seeds also contain proteins, minerals, iron, potassium, calcium and magnesium.
Packaging:The chia seeds come in a practical, resealable bag.
Nutritional information:per 100 g in % RDA of vitamins and minerals*
|energy||1750 kJ / 432 kcal|
|- saturated with it||2,5 g|
|- of which unsaturated||1,4 g|
|- thereof polyunsaturated||22,2 g|
|- of which omega-3||17,2 g|
|- of which sugars||0,9 g|
Add 1-3 teaspoons of chia seeds to muesli, yoghurt, salad, smoothies, bread dough or soups 1-3 times a day. In contact with water, the seeds swell and form a gel-like mass. This is a natural process - the gel is easily consumed.
The easiest way is to stir a tablespoon of chia seeds into a glass of fruit juice. Leave it for 5 minutes and stir again.
This product may contain traces of peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy and dairy products.
Store dry and protected from light. The chia seeds keep for years.
Disclaimer: The above information does not constitute medical or therapeutic advice. Textual errors excepted. We recommend that you always coordinate the intake of dietary supplements with a qualified doctor or therapist. A dietary supplement is not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.