Organic Raw Chia Seeds. Chia is the edible seed sourced from the desert plant ‘Salvia hispanica’, a member of the mint family grown naturally in South The united states. Regarded locally as the most important food for centuries, chia seeds are believed to have been a staple of the Aztec diet, and is still at the core of local food in Southern Mexico and Guatemala. Sevenhills Wholefoods’ chia is grown on small farms in South The united states. After a long growing season the seeds are harvested by machine, and then cleaned carefully.
Chia seed has gained global recognition as a powerhouse superfood, being a source of protein and fibre, as well as Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium and Iron. Chia has earned a reputation especially among athletes, especially endurance runners, who favour its combination of carbohydrates, varied dietary profile and prolonged, steady energy boosts. As well as helping to keep watch over steady energy waft, the nutrients in chia are known to be essential for proper blood cell formation and circulation, digestion and proper bone and teeth development. Interestingly, if soaked in water, chia seeds can absorb about 10-12 times their weight and form a gelatin-like substance.
Recommended use: a versatile food which can be utilized in numerous ways. Try in baked goods, sprinkled raw on salads, in smoothies, or inebriated with water and lime juice or as an egg replacement in baking. Consume up to 15g per day.
Why buy from Sevenhills Wholefoods? Sevenhills Wholefoods source Superfoods of the highest quality and the best prices. Working closely with local farmers, ensuring local communities can flourish and in turn improving the lives of the farmers and their families. Sevenhills Wholefoods is committed in supporting numerous charities worldwide.
Organic variety, grown naturally without the usage of pesticides
Eat raw or ground, add to savoury and sweet dishes, drinks, and use as an egg replacement in baking
Supplied in a durable resealable upright pouch to care for freshness and prevent spillage
100% pure, UK Soil Association certified Organic, Vegan Society registered, allergen free, gluten free. *Labels may vary but contents remain the same*
Sevenhills Wholefoods products are widely really useful by the press, with Chia Seeds featured in BBC Easy Cook Magazine and really useful by the Be Healthy Now blog as an essential health food not to be without