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Chia Seeds - Organic (1kg)

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Chia Seeds - Organic (1kg) is available for purchase in increments of 1
Chia seeds come from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, a member of the mint family that grows in southern Mexico. In pre-Columbian times, chia seeds were a component of the Aztec and Mayan diets and the basic survival ration of Aztec warriors.

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£9.99

Our Chia is cultivated in Mexico - Mexican agricultural authorities are very strict and producers are regularly checked for quanlity and standards of production. 

Chia seeds come from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, a member of the mint family that grows in southern Mexico. In pre-Columbian times, chia seeds were a component of the Aztec and Mayan diets and the basic survival ration of Aztec warriors.

Read our review of Chia Seeds here.

It is with regret that we are unable to share with you more information about this product. Various EU legislation forbids us (and all other food business operators) from claiming that these products can offer any possible health benefits. Many of our customers already know about these foods, and come back to us time and time again for their favourite items. We ask customers new and old to do your own research, and to trust Raw Living to provide you and your nearest and dearest with the best quality products at the lowest prices. Thank you for your understanding.

Make your own "chia fresca," a drink popular in Mexico and Central America: Stir 2 teaspoons of the seeds into 250ml of water (you'll end up with a slightly gelatinous liquid). Add lime or lemon juice to taste, and enjoy.

Organic Chia Seeds
Nutritional Informationper 100g
Energy 489 Kcal 2045 kj
Fat 31 g
- of which saturates 3.2 g
Carbohydrate 44 g
- of which sugars
Dietary Fiber 38 g
Protein 16 g
Salt 20 mg

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