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Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds

Superfood high in healthy fatty acids

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  • Over 20g of protein per 100g
  • Contains Omega 3 fatty acids
  • Source of vitamins and minerals
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  • Suitable for diabetics
  • Suitable for gluten intolerance sufferers
  • GM free
  • Halal suitable
  • Kosher suitable
  • No artificial colourings
  • Organic
  • Suitable for vegans
  • Suitable for vegetarians
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Overview

What are Chia Seeds?

Chia seeds are small dark seeds from the Salvia hispanica plant which is native to Central America. The Chia seed is a nutrient dense superfood packed with protein, fibre, essential omega fatty acids and trace minerals such as magnesium, potassium, calcium and iron. Each 100g of Chia Seeds contain 21.2g of protein.

What do they taste like?

They have an earthy taste, a bit like poppy seeds, along with a crunchy texture when eaten dry. They can be soaked in water or stock to increase their size and soften them up. Each 100g of Chia seeds contain over 20g of protein per 100g and contain a dose of essential amino acids. This makes them a particularly great addition to a vegetarian or vegan diet.

How can Chia Seeds benefit my diet and training?

With over 20% protein content Chia Seeds are an ideal support to your training and recovery and can help to increase muscle mass. Chia Seed is also high fibre and packed with essential micronutrients such as Magnesium which can help to reduce fatigue, improve protein synthesis and support muscle function and which supports bone health and muscle function. Chia Seeds also provide a balanced breakdown of omega 3, omega 6 and omega 9 essential fatty acids which support health and wellbeing. Omega 3 is in the form of alpha linolenic acid (ALA) which helps maintain normal blood cholesterol levels. Chia Seeds are also packed with antioxidants which can help to reduce the oxidative damage your body experiences when completing intense exercise.

Who are Chia Seeds suitable for?

Due to their extreme nutrient density Chia Seeds are ideal to support general health and wellbeing by adding to your favourite foods in small amount. When used in larger amounts they are a fantastic source of high quality calories for those who are looking to bulk up. As one of the few plant sources of Omega 3 fatty acids Chia Seeds are a great addition to a vegetarian or vegan diet

What goes well with Chia Seeds?

Chia Seeds can be eaten with Organic Cacao Nibs and Whole Hemp Seeds to help increase your micronutrient intake in a delicious way.

Nutritional Info

Typical Values per 100g:

  • Energy:2194 kJ
  • Fat:31.4g
  • Protein:21.2g
  • Energy:524 kcal
  • Carbohydrates:37.5g

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Returns

We're so confident in the products we sell that we provide a 30 day guarantee. If you're unhappy with anything you've bought from us, just contact us within 30 days of purchase and we'll sort you out. For more details check out our returns page, email us or call on 0161 385 5555.

Q&A

What are Chia Seeds?

Chia Seeds are small dark seeds from the Salvia hispanica plant which is native to Central America. The Chia seed is a nutrient dense superfood packed with protein, fibre, essential omega fatty acids and trace minerals such as magnesium, potassium, calcium, zinc and iron. When eaten dry they have a crunchy texture and taste a bit like poppy seeds, they can also be soaked in liquid to give them a softer texture.

Who should take Chia Seeds?

Chia Seeds can be taken by anyone depending on your goals. They are ideal for adding calories to your diet in the form of healthy fats, protein and carbohydrates and is also great way to add fibre to your diet. As one of the few plant sources of omega 3 fats it is recommend for vegetarians.

When should I take Chia Seeds?

Chia Seeds can be taken at any time of day. Due to their extreme nutrient density we would recommend consuming 10-15g of Chia Seeds per day. If you're looking to bulk up then Chia Seeds can be taken in greater quantities as a source of high quality nutrients.

Suggested Use
Chia Seeds can be consumed any time of day as a healthy snack. They can also be added to your favourite recipes to boost the nutritional content.
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