While most of us know Chia from the popular and peculiar Chia Pets, Chia is far more than a humorous ornamental plant. Chia (Salvia hispanica) is one of the best-known plant sources of healthy fatty acids, which account for almost two-thirds of Chia's total fatty acid make-up. Chia Seeds are also an excellent source of fiber and a good source of calcium.
NOW Real Food Organic Black Chia Seeds are a tasty treat with a mild flavor that can be eaten on their own or added to many of your favorite recipes. They're also an excellent topping for salads, yogurts, puddings, and more.
Naturally occurring fatty acids (example) (per serving)
Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Alpha Linolenic Acid) 2.2 g (2,200 mg)
Omega-6 Fatty Acids (Linoleic Acid)
0.7 g (700 mg)
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