Chia Seeds (225g)

Chia (Salvia hispanica) is a herb that originates from South America and its seeds have been a part of local diets for centuries. It is a nutrient-rich, versatile food that is neutral in flavour.

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Chia Seeds (225g)

Chia is native to South America and has been hailed as a highly valuable food for centuries. It is believed to have been a staple part of the Aztec diet.

The signature offering of chia seed is that it contains large quantities of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in a ratio believed to be dietarily optimum by scientists.

Chia seeds provide an easy way to incorporate more nutrients in your diet by simply sprinkling them on salads, adding to smoothies or baking recipes.

The calcium, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in Green Origins Chia Seeds contribute to digestive health, good cholesterol and cardiovascular support.

Chia seeds are high in magnesium and phosphorus, which help maintain strong bones and teeth. These minerals also help to reduce tiredness, fatigue and stress.

We recommend that you take up 1 ½ tablespoons (15g) per day. Chia Seeds can be used in a variety of ways are are often used in baked goods, sprinkled on salads or used in smoothies.

This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the suggested use.

Store your chia seeds in a cool, dry place.

Green Origins Chia is grown on farms in South America. The growing season is five months long, during which time the full nutritional value of the seeds can develop.

Chia is harvested by machine, and the seeds are cleaned carefully to remove any stalk material. They are then packed for transportation.

Chia, the seed of South American herb Salvia hispanica, has been hailed as a highly valuable food for many centuries. According to local legend chia was a staple food of the Aztec diet, and today remains a core part of local cuisine in its native growing areas in South America. It is still used by the Tarahumara people, a group known for their prowess at long-distance running.

Inspiration:
Chia Pudding (Serves 4)

Ingredients:

  • 60g Green Origins Chia seeds
  • 3 tsp Green Origins Maca powder
  • 685g your favourite nut milk
  • 3 tbsp. of your chosen sweetener (honey or maple syrup work well)
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 bananas (chopped)
  • a handful of blueberries

Method:

Mix all ingredients well in a bowl. The Chia seeds will start to swell, absorbing the milk very quickly. Leave it to stand for at least 30 minutes.

Decorate with blueberries.

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