Chia Seed / Organically Grown
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Dr. Oz from the Oprah show says: The truth is, chia seeds are actually good for you -- we're talking really good for you!
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"In fact, they just may be one of the healthiest things around. Here's why: Nutty-tasting whole-grain chia seeds are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, and they have among the highest antioxidant activity of an whole food -- even more than fresh blueberries. And they do good stuff for the body, like keeping blood pressure and blood sugar under control. The chia seeds you get in a Chia Pet have not been approved as food by the FDA" - Dr. Oz.
Chia seeds are one of the most powerful, functional, and nutritious superfoods in the world! The chia seed is an excellent source of fiber, packed with antioxidants, full of protein, loaded with vitamins and minerals, and the richest known plant source of omega-3. Everyone from children to senior citizens can benefit from the wonderful nutritional qualities of chia seeds. Adding just 2 tablespoons of chia seeds to your daily diet will give you approximately 7 grams of fiber,4 grams of protein, 205 milligrams of calcium, and a whopping 5 grams of omega-3!
The seeds are used - raw, cooked, or sprouted.
Today, Chia seed is being rediscovered and embraced as a "super food", and it is quickly becoming popular among nutritionists and herbalists alike. 30% of Chia seed oil is Omega 3 oil. 10% of its oil is Omega 6 oil. This is the perfect balance of essential fatty acids.
1-4 Tablespoons of the raw seeds may be used per day, mixing them into water, juice, or a smoothie. Chia seeds can be ground into a powder and added to smoothies.
We carefully select our produce varieties for excellent taste and quality. Our produce is grown without pesticides or herbicides resulting in highly nutritious food and healthy soil.