Sevenhills Wholefoods Raw Chia seeds are a powerhouse food which have been regarded locally as an important food for centuries and are believed to have been a staple of the Aztec diet. Chia is an edible seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia hispanica that have gained a global reputation for their various health and nutrition benefits.
The dietary profile has been known to support the function of the immune system, reduce stress, tiredness and fatigue and even to aid in the process of weight loss. Interestingly, if soaked in water, Chia seeds can absorb about 10-12 times their weight and form a gelatin-like substance, which in the past has had many uses in culinary environments.
Chia Seeds are carefully extracted from the salvia hispanica and selected for the highest quality. These are cleaned in natural water then tested and packaged in their raw state.
BENEFITS:Chia Seeds embody large quantities of omega 6 and 3 fatty acids. High in protein and fibre, and well known for their Potassium, Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium and Iron content Chia seeds boast an affluent nutritional profile with approximately 20% protein and more Omega-3 fatty acids than any other plant.
• Potassium contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system, muscle function and maintenance of normal blood pressure.
• Calcium contributes to normal blood clotting, energy-yielding metabolism, muscle function, neurotransmission, maintenance of bones and teeth and the function of digestive enzymes.
• Magnesium contributes to a reduction of tiredness and fatigue, electrolyte balance, protein synthesis & psychological function.
• Iron contributes to normal cognitive function, formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin, oxygen transport in the body & function of the immune system.
100% Organic Chia Seeds
No colours, binders, fillers or preservatives added. Certified organic by the Soil Association and registered by the Vegan society. This product does not contain any substances causing allergies (Directive 2007/68/EC) as ingredients or by possibility of cross-contamination.
Chia seeds can be used in a variety of ways. Try our Organic seeds in baked goods, sprinkled raw onto salads or drunk with water and lime juice. Sevenhills Wholefoods recommends consuming up to 15g per day.
**N.B. WE MAY USE COMBINATIONS OF OUR SMALLER POUCHES SIZES TO FULFIL ORDERS OF LARGER POUCH SIZES.**