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Chia Seeds (salvia hispanica)

Known as a Superfood, Chia seeds are the main source of OMEGA 3 fatty-acids (linolenic acid) antioxidants and fiber. OMEGA 3 is an essential acid, and these acids cannot be produce by the body, so it must be obtained through different sources.

It has beneficial properties for the circulatory system, since it lowers the levels of triglycerides and cholesterol in the blood.  Anti-cancer properties, is attributed to protect against the development of certain cancers, particularly colon, prostate and breast cancer.

Chia seeds have a 33% to 35% oil (OMEGA 3 acid which represents 60%), 42% of carbohydrates, 22% of dietary fiber.        

Nutritional Benefits: 

  • 14 times more magnesium than broccoli
  • 8 times more Omega-3 than salmon
  • 5 times more calcium than milk 
  • 3 times more antioxidants than blueberries 
  • 3 times more iron than spinach 
  • 2 times more fiber than any other cereal 
  • 2 times more protein than any other seed
  • 2 times more potassium than bananas

Physical Characteristics:

  • Appearance colour: Black and grey, flat round seed, 2mm
  • Odor / Flavour: typical chia, fresh
  • Consistency: firm
  • Purity: 99.5>%

Analytical Parameters

  • Moisture % < 10.0
  • Ash % < 6
  • Cadmium mg/kg < 0.01
  • Lead mg/kg < 0.005
  • Additives, Chemicals, or Pesticides - Negative

Packaging

  • Net Weight: 25 kg
  • Kind of Packing: Double Linen Polypropylene Bags

CHIA SEEDS IN BULK

Our chia seeds are grown in Ecuador.

Minimum order: 20 MT                                                                                                                                                       

Available Conventional & Organic.

 

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