Chia seeds are rich in omega 3 oils; a complete protein, high in fibre and are easily digested.
Chia seeds can be added to smoothies and cereals, even desserts and make an important addition to a vegetarian’s diet. And the diets of athletes, meat eaters, retail assistants, mothers…try use a level dessertspoon every day. Our bulk pack lasts the family about 40 days and we have them every day!
One way to consume them is to soak a level dessertspoon in a cup of water overnight. When you’re ready to break your fast glug them down. Linseed can be eaten just the same.
Chia seeds are a great source of minerals, especially B vitamins, omega oils, protein, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium…Here’s the impressive nutritional breakdown:
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||486 kcal (2,030 kJ)|
|Dietary fiber||34.4 g|
|Vitamin A equiv.||
If you’d like to find more out about vitamins, minerals and supplements read up on Pat’s blog here.