Chia seed is highly nutritious, medicinal, and it has been used for centuries for its beneficial properties. Rich in essential fatty acids, alpha-linolenic and linoleic acid, mucin, strontium, 30% protein, Vitamins A, B, E, and D, and minerals including calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sulphur, iron, iodine, copper, zinc, sodium, magnesium, manganese, niacin, thiamine, silicon, and anti-oxidants. 1-4 Tablespoons of the raw seeds may be used per day with sufficiant water. Chia seeds can absorb more than 12 times their weight in water. As a result they can prolong hydration, helping retain moisture and regulate more efficiently the body's absorption of nutrients and fluids, regulating electrolyte balance.
Chia seeds can be ground into a powder and added to smoothies, in baking or cooking, or substituted for Flax seeds in recipes. They have a pleasant nutty flavor.
Properties: digestive, antioxidant, aids in weight loss as it absorbs water during digestion and keeps user full longer, levels blood sugar, appetite suppressant, creates physical barrier between carbohydrates and digestive enzymes to slow conversion of carbohydrates into sugar
Comes in 1 pound package.
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