Chia Seed (Salvia hispanica), Native to central and southern Mexico, and Guatemala. A food that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, used for nutritious drinks and as a food source providing protein, fats and fiber. White Chia Seeds are smaller than Black Chia Seeds, bur more delicate and little easier to chew after hydrated. It absorbs liquid more slowly than black chia seeds, so take longer and longer to thicken.
Chia is highly ‘hydrophilic’ water, it can help you prolong hydration and retain electrolytes, especially during exertion. Water-soaked chia seeds are easily digested and absorbed. Their nutrients can be quickly assimilated into the body. Chia gel creates a physical barrier between carbohydrates and the digestive enzymes , thus it can control blood sugar. Its Omega-3, protect against inflammation such as arthritis and heart disease.
Suggested Uses: Ground Chia seeds are used in baked goods including breads, cakes & biscuits. Chia sprouts are used as in salads, sandwiches and other dishes.
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