Latin name: Salvia hispanica
Chia is the ancient Mayan word for “strength”. This nutritive seed provides sustainable energy and fuel to the body. They are a “whole grain” super food and naturally gluten free. Packed with antioxidants that fight the production of free radicals that are known to damage molecules in cells and contribute to aging. Its demulcent properties make the chia seeds expand in the stomach and can therefore giving the feeling of fullness. Chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and high in fiber.