Nature's Answer, Chia Seeds, 16 oz (454 g)
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- Since 1972
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- Salvis Hispanica
- Vegetarian Sourced Essential Fatty Acids
- Source of Dietary Fiber
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Chia was cultivated by the ancient Aztecs, and was honored as a "power food". Chia is one of the best plant sources of beneficial Omega-3 oils, especially a-linolenic acid (ALA). Chia is often stored for long periods of time as a Survival Food, since it does not quickly turn rancid like other sources of Essential Fatty Acids. Chia is an excellent source of fiber. When Chia is mixed into a liquid, it form a thick mass due to its high content of mucilages. Nature's Answer Chia Seed is produced using totally natural growing techniques, which have been used since antiquity. Chia sees are 100% vegetarian, Non-GMO and are produced without the use of pesticides.
Mix one (1) scoop (15 g) of Chia seeds into 8 oz. of liquid. Shake or stir briskly for one minute to evenly suspend the seeds. Let mixture settle for 5 minutes to allow seeds to soften. Follow with an additional 8 oz. of clear liquid. Chia can be liberally sprinkled on all kinds of foods to enhance their nutritional benefits. Try Chia in yogurt, oatmeal, salads, gravy, pudding or in any of your favorite recipes!
100% chia (salvia hispanica l.) seed
Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if safety seal is damaged or missing. If pregnant, nursing or on medication, consult with your health care practitioner.
|Serving Size: 1 Scoop (15 g)|
|Serving Per Container: 30|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||45|
|Total Fat||5 g||8%*|
|Saturated Fat||0.5 g||3%*|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||4 g||†|
|Monounsaturated Fat||0.5 g||†|
|Total Carbohydrate||6 g||2%*|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g||20%*|
|Omega 3 Fatty Acids (alpha linolenic acid)**||3100 mg||†|
|Omega 6 Fatty Acids (linoleic acid)**||1050 mg||†|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
**Typical values, results may vary.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I like the product just fine, but I want to warn people to be careful of the very small silica packet. I was making a smoothie one day and noticed something small and white go into the blender with the seeds. It was a very small silica packet. I barely noticed it, it was very small, I could have blended it in my smoothie and not have known it. Please be careful and watch out for the packet if you purchase this.
this is recommended for energy & endurance; i haven't noticed a huge difference yet but i've only been taking it for a week. however, i discovered something so neat i want to share it--chia is a great vehicle for supplements that don't dissolve well!!! i put 1-2 teaspoons in 1/4-1/3 cup of water, juice or coconut milk, let it sit 15 minutes, and then mix in supplements such as psyllium, dolomite, azomite, or creatine; they get "suspended" in the mucilage and don't sink to the bottom. i used to have to stir, gulp, add more liquid, stir again and then not only would i still get that grit in my mouth (or in the glass), i'd feel like my gut was gonna bust from all the water! it's a little slimy, like egg whites, but i'm getting used to it. it's also great in baking; if you soak the seeds first, the consistency helps bind the ingredients, adds moisture and fluffiness, and looks like poppy seeds! i also mixed some chia with toasted sesame seeds and sea salt for a nice seasoning for rice, salad etc--or just as a little snack!
Taste good in yogurt!
Posted by Elainecheungyiying on Sep 28, 2015
Taste really good in yogurt for breakfast! Will try it again!
i just love the morning!
Posted by 4643832664114977355 on Oct 07, 2014
for me is the best breakfast ever! i feel no hungry even 4 hour after, and i like it so much with yougurt. i just love this product! :)
My go to Chia seeds for my smoothie!
Posted by 5304160121464154124 on May 24, 2014
good value, mixes well, have gone through, what now? 8 containers?
worth the money
Posted by 5264798782481348184 on Apr 01, 2014
Love these Chia Seeds
Posted by 5336420633793341276 on Mar 18, 2014
They're so versatile and easy to use. I throw them in smoothies and sprinkle on desserts. I've used them occasionally to make desserts too. They are much better quality than others I've got from supermarket. These last me for a good while.