The name “chia” is derived from a native word chian which means oily. Hence, chia seeds loosely translates into “oily seeds”. The oil derived from chia seeds is rich in Omega-3 Fatty acids which is essential to our diet supporting heart, brain and eye health. Aside from Omega-3, chia is also a source of protein providing the essential amino acids required for growth, development and fiber which aids in digestion.
100% superfoods organic chia seeds are sourced from the mountainous regions of central America where low temperature growing conditions cause the seeds to produce higher oil content. Chia seeds are easy to prepare and consume. Simply add 1 teaspoon of chia or an amount to your preference in your beverage of choice and allow seeds to soak for 15-30 minutes. Once the seeds have expanded with a gel like layer around each seed. Consume chia seed with your beverage.