Superfoods - Chia seeds
Although it is one of the trendy superfoods, its use as staple food goes back to the ancient Mayan and Aztec civilizations. And with good reason, since Chia seeds are very rich in nutrients and are full of vitamins, minerals and Omega 3 fatty acids, 6 and 9. In addition, they have a high fiber content.
Another advantage is that they are very easy to digest and mix with other foods. It is characterized by a pleasant taste, slightly soft and similar to the walnut.
Chia seeds, when combined with liquid, absorb between 10 and 12 times their weight in water forming a bulky gel. In this way, it becomes a very versatile ingredient to enrich your recipes.
|Ingredient||Quantity /Daily dose|
|Organic Chia Seeds
Salvia hispanica L.
Free from sugars, swetteners, colourings and preservatives.
How to use
Do not exceed 15 grams per day.
It can be added to bread, muesli, yogurts, shakes and salads.
It can also be soaked for eight hours to form a gel, which can be taken directly or used in numerous recipes.
1 dessert spoon = about 3.5 grams
Contains 250 g (8.82 oz)
Per 100 g
|Calories||450 Kcal-1860 Kj|
|of which are saturated fats||3.3 g|
|of which are monoinsaturated fats||2.8 g|
|of which are omega 9||1.9 g|
|of which are poliinsaturated fats||24.9 g|
|of which are omega 3||16 g|
|of which are omega 6||4.7 g|
|of which are sugars||0.8 g|