Living Tree Community Foods raw, alive and organic black chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse. Sprinkle ground or whole chia seeds on salads, cereal or yogurt. Eat them as a snack. A tasty and interesting addition to your diet. Chia seeds can be used in smoothies, alive pies or just about anything else you can think of.
The forgotten food of the Aztecs, chia seeds are the richest source of omega-3 fatty acid (64%). Also, very rich in protein which in turn is high in amino acids. Rich in lysine and a very good source of fiber. The Aztecs used it in combination with corn which is low in lysine to make a complete food. Also, very high in iron and calcium too. Chia is so rich in antioxidants that the seeds don’t deteriorate and can be stored for a long period without becoming rancid.
The Native Americans of the Southwest would eat only chia seed mixed with water as they ran from the Colorado River to the Pacific Ocean to trade products. Its high energy to weight ratio makes it a favorite choice of long-distance runners and other athletes.
Country of Origin: Paraguay/Bolivia
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I got these because of the high omega3 content. They're really good and a bit different in taste from the white ones. I love em.