Bob's Red Mill - Chia Seeds
Our Price: $11.39
· Friend of the Heart
· High in Fiber
· Good Source of Omega 3
· All Natural
originated in South America and was a staple in the diets of ancient Mayans and
Aztecs. The tiny seeds of the chia plant can be eaten right out of the bag,
sprinkled on hot cereal and used in baking, for a nutritional boost comparable
only to flaxseed in Omega 3 and dietary fiber content.
years ago, chia seed was a staple in the diets of ancient Mayans and Aztecs.
The word chia is derived from the Mayan language, meaning “strength,” and Aztec
warriors relied on chia seed to boost energy and increase stamina. Today this
tiny seed is a favorite of athletes, especially distance runners, who tout it
as an endurance enhancing superfood.
contains a wealth of fiber—5 grams in just one tablespoon. It is the fiber in
chia that causes chia seed to swell when combined with water, creating chia
gel. Whether you eat chia gel or just the raw seeds, the hydrophilic action of
chia seed will keep you full longer than many other seeds. Amazingly, chia gel
can also be used as a substitute for eggs in many baked goods. Use a proportion
of 1 to 6 ratio of Chia Seeds to Water to make chia gel. Use approximately one
tablespoon of chia gel to replace one large egg in your baked goods.
nutty flavor of chia seed goes well with both sweet and savory dishes. Use chia
seed in puddings and smoothies, sprinkle on top of porridge and salads, and add
to baked goods in place of flaxseed meal or poppy seeds. The gelling nature of
chia makes it an ideal (and nutritious) substitute for pectin in jam. No matter
the dish, you can increase the nutritional value of any meal with a sprinkle of
Serving Size: 1 Tbsp (13g)
Servings Per Container: 34.00
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat
* Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Whole Chia Seed contains 2282 mg of Omega 3 and contains 752 mg of Omega 6.
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