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Chia Seeds - BLACK - 1.0 lb (454 grams) bag (Raw, Organic)

Chia Seeds - BLACK - 1.0 lb (454 grams) bag (Raw, Organic)


 
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Chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and fiber. Chia seeds are very hydrophilic they readily absorb water, as you can see when you add them to drinks and they swell up to form a 'gel.' Because of this, it is very important to consume only organic chia seeds, since non-organic chia is frequently sprayed with pesticides, fungicides and chemical fertilizers, which soak into the seed and cannot be washed off.

Chia Gel: Blood Sugar & Weight Loss

Studies also show that eating chia seed slows down our body's conversion of carbohydrate into simple sugars. When you soak chia in water (or consume it in your smoothie) the seeds swell and form a clear gel (caused by chia's high soluble fiber content). This gel creates a physical barrier between carbohydrates and the digestive enzymes that break them down, slowing the conversion of carbohydrates into sugar. In addition to the obvious benefits for diabetics, this also helps to create a slow-burn or timed-release of carbohydrate for sustainable energy, diminishing the highs and lows we can feel after consuming sugars or simple carbohydrates. This makes Chia perfect for helping to control weight: mixed with orange or other fruit juice, the gel-like seeds make a nutritious breakfast that leaves one feeling full and without hunger until noon.


Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review.

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Chia Seeds July 10, 2019
Reviewer: TeriMac from Willowdale, ON Canada  
Great ... I mix them with Flax Seeds to have together when adding to fruits & Natural yoghurt

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Supreme! March 6, 2019
Reviewer: Karen V Brown from Saint John, NB Canada  
Love all the goodness these seeds, rich in many vitamins & minerals plus I add a little vanilla or almond extract & maple syrup w/ the water while soaking it all in. I add 4-5 T to my fresh fruit or sauces I make & even soups, love being Vegan! ❤ For the Animals, the Planet, for the best of Health! 😊

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chia seeds February 1, 2019
Reviewer: Elsie Reid from RODDICKTON, NL Canada  
wonderful seeds I make  puddings and add fruit to it it is so healthy for you

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Humble little superstars February 7, 2011
Reviewer: K Noel from Ottawa, ON Canada  
Wow, there is just seemingly no end to uses for chia.   This is for sure the BEST way to get your daily omega 3s, no bad taste at all!   Great food for kids.   Quick, easy superfood.

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