Salvia Hispanica, a flowering variety of the mint family produces the tiny seeds we know as Chia…yes, like the pet. Rich in Omega-3 fatty acid, chia is nature’s perfect food. A great source of fiber, protein, minerals and vitamins, chia seeds are hydrophyllic meaning they hold ten times their weight in water, so they help us stay hydrated. Sprouted in water, with a splash of lime they are the basis of a great natural energy drink. Sprinkled on salads or whole grains, they provide incredible nutrition without needing to be ground to release their valuable nutrients.
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