Chia Seeds

R150 per 500g / R300 per kg

Sourced and grown in Zimbabwe!

Chia seeds are small, oval-shaped seeds that are native to Mexico and Guatemala. They are often referred to as "superfoods" due to their high nutritional value. Chia seeds are rich in fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids, as well as various vitamins and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and zinc.

Some of the potential health benefits of chia seeds include:

  1. Improved digestive health: Chia seeds are high in fiber, which can help to promote regular bowel movements and reduce the risk of constipation.

  2. Reduced inflammation: Chia seeds contain antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce inflammation in the body and improve symptoms of conditions such as arthritis and heart disease.

  3. Weight loss: Chia seeds can absorb a large amount of water, which can help to promote feelings of fullness and reduce appetite.  This can lead to weight loss.

  4. Improved heart health: Chia seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

  5. Improved bone health: Chia seeds are a good source of calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus, which are all important for maintaining healthy bones.

Chia seeds can be consumed in a variety of ways, such as added to smoothies, sprinkled on top of yogurt or oatmeal, or used as an egg substitute in vegan baking. It is important to note that while chia seeds are generally considered safe, they can interact with certain medications and may cause digestive issues in some people if consumed in large amounts. As with any new food or supplement, it is best to speak with a healthcare provider before incorporating chia seeds into your diet.

Chia Egg! Mixed with water, they can replace egg in vegan cooking.  It’s simple – just 1 table spoon of chia seeds + 2.5 table spoon water = a chia egg! easy pz

For nutrient availability, chia seeds should be activated before eating (soak them for a few minutes so they become soft, which allows your body to absorb them properly)

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