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Chia

What is Chia?

When Chia (botanical name: Salvia hispanica) is a species of the genus of the sage plant that belongs to the family of so-called mint. Native to the annual plants herb in Guatemala and Mexico. In terms of nutrition, the focus is on the seeds of the plant. Chia was a popular staple in the Maya many centuries ago. The small seeds are...

What is Chia?

When Chia (botanical name: Salvia hispanica) is a species of the genus of the sage plant that belongs to the family of so-called mint. Native to the annual plants herb in Guatemala and Mexico. In terms of nutrition, the focus is on the seeds of the plant. Chia was a popular staple in the Maya many centuries ago. The small seeds are rich in fiber, contain much more calcium than milk, are conspicuous by their high protein content, valuable antioxidants and essential omega-3 fatty acid. All this makes the Chia seed for valuable nutrient powerhouse that should be missing on any diet more!

Packed with energy

In fact, the inconspicuous Chia seed is a real powerhouse, therefore is expected today to the so-called "superfoods": ie to the foods that are characterized by a particularly high nutritional value.
Compared to cereals such as rice, wheat or maize, containing 100 grams of seed with 21 g significantly more valuable protein. The same applies to the amount of fiber. At 38%, the plant also consists of oil, what you bargain brings a very high content of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
But that's not all: minerals such as calcium, copper, zinc, phosphorus and potassium as well as vitamin A and vitamins of the B group holds the Chia seed ready.

Utilisation

The seeds are tasteless and therefore versatile in the kitchen. So you can enjoy Chia pure or in ground form. Instead of the conventional wheat grain it produces, for example, a great protein-rich meal replacement. Even as a dessert or in Superfood bars to give Chia well and provides the body with valuable vegetable proteins.

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