Vedic Delite Natural Chia Seeds, 150 Gms
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Chia was first used by the Aztecs as early as 3500 B.C. and was a cash crop in the centre of Mexico between 1500 and 900 B.C. Chia was harvested in the Valley of Mexico between 2600 and 2000 B.C. by the Teotihuacan and Toltec civilizations and was one of the main components of the Aztec diet. Chia seeds were considered to be almost magical because of their ability to increase stamina and energy over long periods of time.
Don’t be fooled by the size, these tiny seeds pack a powerful nutritional punch. chia seed is nutrient dense and packs a punch of energy boosting power.
Adding just an ounce or so of chia seeds to your diet can reduce caloric intake and help lower the energy density (or calories) of foods.
Chia Seeds is one of the most concentrated sources of omega-3 in any food. It also contains high amounts of omega-6. Chia also contains calcium; in fact, it delivers 18% of your daily value per ounce, which is three times more than skim milk.
Vedic Delite Chia seeds are rich in antioxidants that help protect the body from free radicals, aging and cancer. The outer layer of chia seeds swells when mixed with liquids to form a gel. Hence, they can used in place of eggs to lower cholesterol and increase the nutrient content of foods and baked goods.
Selenium helps to improve thyroid function and protects the thyroid gland from oxidative damage. One helping of Chia seeds provides 28% of your daily selenium requirement.
Health Benefits of Chia Seeds:
- Helps promote bowel regularity and healthy stool
- Helps to reverse inflammation, regulate cholesterol and lower blood pressure
- Prevent metabolic disorders like dyslipidemia (excessive fat in the blood) and insulin resistance
- Contains boron, an essential nutrient for bone health
Net Quantity: 150 Gms
Best Before: Six months from date of manufacturing