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Organic Chia Seeds 1kg

Organic Chia Seeds 1kg

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We take pride in being the pioneers who brought chia seeds to the UK market. Our commitment to quality remains strong, thanks to our enduring relationships with growers in South America.

Organic chia seeds have gained popularity worldwide for their impressive nutritional profile and versatile uses. Derived from the Salvia hispanica plant, chia seeds have been consumed for centuries due to their abundance of essential nutrients and health benefits.

  • Chia seeds are packed with nutrients: Despite their small size, chia seeds are loaded with essential nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein, antioxidants, and various vitamins and minerals.
  • Versatile culinary ingredient: Chia seeds can be easily incorporated into a variety of dishes, including smoothies, yogurt, oatmeal, salads, and baked goods. They can also be used as a vegan egg substitute in recipes.
  • Promotes hydration and satiety: When mixed with liquid, chia seeds form a gel-like consistency that helps to keep you hydrated and feeling full for longer periods, making them a beneficial addition to your diet for weight management and overall health.

How to use:

Here are some creative ways to incorporate organic chia seeds into your daily routine:

  1. Chia Pudding: Mix chia seeds with your favorite plant-based milk and let them soak overnight to create a delicious and nutritious chia pudding. Add sweeteners or fruits for extra flavor.

  2. Smoothie Booster: Blend chia seeds into your morning smoothie for added fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. They add a subtle texture without altering the taste.

  3. Baking: Add chia seeds to homemade bread, muffins, or pancakes for a nutrient boost and added crunch.

  4. Salad Topping: Sprinkle chia seeds over salads to enhance their nutritional content and provide a delightful crunch.

>> Check Out Our Chia Seed Recipe

Nutritional Benefits:

Organic chia seeds are packed with essential nutrients that promote overall health and well-being:

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Chia seeds are one of the richest plant-based sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which are crucial for heart health and brain function.

  • Fiber: With a high fiber content, chia seeds promote digestive health, regulate blood sugar levels, and keep you feeling full and satisfied.

  • Protein: Chia seeds contain a good amount of plant-based protein, making them an excellent addition to vegetarian and vegan diets.

  • Antioxidants: Chia seeds are rich in antioxidants, which help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases.

  • Vitamins and Minerals: Chia seeds are a good source of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and manganese, essential for bone health, muscle function, and energy metabolism.

Nutritional Values (per 100g):

  • Calories: Approximately 486 kcal
  • Protein: Around 16.5 g
  • Fat: Roughly 30.7 g
    • Saturated Fat: Approximately 3.3 g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: Around 2.3 g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: Roughly 23.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: About 42.1 g
    • Dietary Fiber: Approximately 34.4 g
    • Sugars: Roughly 0 g
  • Vitamins and Minerals:
    • Calcium: Approximately 631 mg
    • Iron: Roughly 7.7 mg
    • Magnesium: Around 335 mg
    • Phosphorus: Approximately 860 mg
    • Potassium: Roughly 407 mg
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