This latest addition to our range is the ancient Chia (Salvia hispanica) seed. Chia seed has more fibre than any other seed in our healthy super foods range and is also a natural source of Omega 3. Protein Power One heaped dessert spoonful (15g) of Milled Chia Seed provides 3.1g protein. Protein contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass and the maintenance of normal bones. Oxygen Transport Chia is a source of iron providing 1mg of iron (7% RDA) per 15g. Iron is important for normal oxygen transport in the body, helping the blood to carry oxygen to every cell. It also contributes to the normal formation of red blood cells and helps reduce tiredness and fatigue. Blood Cholesterol Chia is one of natures richest plant sources of the Omega 3 fatty acid alpha linolenic acid (ALA), an essential polyunsaturated fatty acid used by the body that contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. One heaped dessert spoonful (15g) of Linwoods Milled Chia provides 2.9g of ALA. Source of Fibre Chia is high in fibre, providing 5.7g of Fibre per 15g. Strong Bones Chia can help maintain normal bones. One serving (15g) provides 9% RDA of Calcium..
- Packaged in a protective atmosphere..
- No Added Sugar; Suitable for Vegetarians; Suitable for Vegans
- Suitable for Home Freezing
- Country of Origin: Australia.