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Spectrum Essentials Whole Chia Seeds Omega 3 & Fiber - 12 Oz
Chia Seed, Omega-3 & Fiber
Dietary Supplement. Flushed with an inert gas & airtight sealed for freshness. Ready to use! Discover this sacred Aztec seed. Higher in antioxidant activity than blueberries (ORAC testing for antioxidant activity showed chia seed at 119 per g, versus 65 per g for blueberries). Neutral taste. 4 g of dietary fiber. Rich in omega-3 (ALA) fatty acids. 2.4 g omega-3 per serving. Non GMO Project verified. nongmoproject.org. The Taste of Goodness: What is good taste? For most people taste is simply a matter of flavor. We believe that the taste of goodness is about making conscious and thoughtful decisions about the foods we eat, the planet we share and the people we work with every day. The Wisdom of the Ancients Rediscovered: Grown in Mexico, chia was a diet staple of the Aztecs and Mayans. The seed's nutrients provided sustained energy during long hunts and had numerous medicinal benefits. Revered by the people, chia was often used in religious ceremonies which led to its ban by the Spanish during their conquest of the region. Today we know that chia is a nutritional powerhouse with a lengthy list of health benefits. It is a valuable source of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 essential fatty acid that helps support normal cardiovascular function and fiber which helps support normal functioning of the digestive tract and lipids within normal levels. Chia seeds are easily digestible and do not need to be ground. With its versatility and mild, nutty flavor, chia is a great addition to any diet. Gluten free. No preservatives. www.spectrumorganics.com. (These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.) Packaged in the USA.
Serving Size: 1tbsp
Servings Per Container: about 28
|Calories||Amount Per Serving
|% Daily Value|
|Calories From Fat||Amount Per serving 35|
|Total Fat||Amount Per serving 4g||6%|
|Saturated Fat||Amount Per serving (-)||(-)|
|Trans Fat||Amount Per serving (-)|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||Amount Per serving (-)|
|Monounsaturated Fat||Amount Per serving (-)|
|Cholesterol||Amount Per serving (-)||(-)|
|Sodium||Amount Per serving (-)|
|Potassium||Amount Per serving 80mg||2%|
|Total Carbohydrate||Amount Per serving 4g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber||Amount Per serving 4g||16%|
|Sugars||Amount Per serving (-)|
|Protein||Amount Per serving 2g||0%|
Directions Suggested Serving: 1 tbsp daily. Add to yogurt, cereal, smoothies or salads; eat it whole or ground, raw or in baked goods. Seeds soaked in water (9:1 ratio) form a gel that can be flavored and enjoyed as a snack. Add some seeds to a water bottle to help keep the body hydrated during exercise. Consult your healthcare practitioner for your individual needs. Refrigerate After Opening: This light-protective pouch has been flushed with an inert gas and sealed airtight to ensure optimum health benefits and maximum product freshness. To store, press air out of pouch and seal tightly. Best if used within 3-4 months after opening. Can be frozen to extend shelf life.
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