What Are Chia Seeds?
A Tiny Seed Full of Power
Chia is the edible seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia hispanica.
Chia was known as the “Indian Running Food” because runners and warriors would use them for sustenance while running long distances or during battle.
Chia Seeds are a complete food source, providing the nine essential amino acids that make up a complete protein. Additionally, because they are an unprocessed, whole-grain food Chia Seeds can be absorbed by the body easily.
Did you know one ounce of Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia® Seeds contain 139 calories, 4 grams of protein, 9 grams fat, 11 grams of fiber plus other essential minerals? Learn more about the Health Benefits of Chia Seeds and discover new ways to use them in a better diet!