WestpointORGANIC BLACK CHIA SEED 400 g

$17.99

Chia seeds can be used as toppings or mixed into yogurts, smoothies, puddings and most baked goods. In savoury dishes, you can also use it as a ‘breading’ for baking fish or chicken!

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Description

  • Chia is the common name for Salvia hispanica, a tiny seed with powerful nutritional and energy-giving properties. Chia seeds have been named a ‘Super Food’ for their various health benefits. They are high in fibre, antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, in which they promote digestive health, skin repairing and heart health.

    There is no significant nutritional difference between black and white chia seeds.

    NUTRITION FACTS PER 50 G AMOUNT % DAILY VALUE
    Calories 250
    Fat 15 g 23%
    Saturated 1.5 g 6%
    +Trans 0 g %
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 15 mg 1%
    Carbohydrate 21 g 7%
    Fibre 18 g 70%
    Sugars 0 g
    Protein 8 g
    Vitamin A 0%
    Vitamin C 2%
    Calcium 30%
    Iron 30%

    It is best to soak the seeds for a few hours to soften for easier digestion. Rinse 1 teaspoon of chia seeds with cold water. Drain. Add to 1 cup of cold water or juice. Keep in refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours. Stir and serve.

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Weight 400 g


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