Greens Plus Organics Omega-3 Chia Seeds Description
Soy, Gluten, and Dairy Free
Ancient Seed • Powerful New Superfood
Fiber and Omega-3
Chia (pronounced chee'ah) is the richest and only unprocessed, whole good source of pure Omega3. A member of the mint family, Chia is native to Central America and has been used traditionally for over 3000 years. Ancient Aztec warriors prized Chia as an endurance promoting superfood, eating it in bread just before battle, and drinking it in water before running long distances.
Due to its high fiber content, Chia seed absorbs more than ten times its weight in water, making it an excellent source of hydration. Omega3 Chia's soluble fiber forms a gel that slows the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream, binds it to toxins in the digestive system, and helps eliminate waste.
Omega 3 Chia is especially rich in essential fatty acids and high-ORAC antioxidants like quercetin, myrecetin, caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid. As a result, Omega 3 Chia seeds maintain a 99% sprout rate and have a shelf life of up to 5 years. Omega 3 Chia seeds are rich in Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc, many trace minerals and biologically-complete protein, making it the perfect survival food. Omega 3 Chia is organically-grown and is naturally gluten and GMO free.
Simply mix one scoop (15 g) of Omega3 Chia seed with 12 oz. of lemonade, thin juice, or your favorite beverage. In a Greens Plus shaker cup or resealable bottle, shake periodically for a few minutes until the Chia seed becomes evenly suspended, then sip for a refreshing, performance-enhancing energy drink.
The unique texture of mixed Chia seed is a feature of its high fiber content and water binding capacity. For maximum benefit, drink at least 64 oz of pure water every day, Omega 3 Chia seed can be added to many foods, including cereal, soup, salad, yogurt, smoothies and baked goods. One tsp. of Chia seed mixed in 2 oz of water becomes the perfect egg substitute.
Gluten soy, and dairy
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Serving Size: 1 Scoop (15 g)
Servings per Container: 30
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
| Calories from Fat||45||*|
|Total Fat||4.9 g||8%|
|Saturated Fat less than||0.5 g||1%|
|Trans Fat||0 g||*|
|Omega-3 (Alpha-linolenic acid)||3.1 g||*|
|Omega-6 (Linoleic acid)||1 g||3:1 Ratio|
|Sodium less than||3 mg||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate||6.6 g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber||4.2 g||16%|
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: 100% Chia seed (salvia hispanica L)
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Honey Granola with Coconut, Cranberries & Almonds
Fruity, sweet and crunchy — this easy granola is everything a cereal lover could want. Honey, brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla coat a crunchy mix of nuts, seeds and dried fruit to create a delectable breakfast or snack you won’t be able to resist munching on or sprinkling over yogurt. It takes just 30 minutes to make a batch, and it’s full of many more wholesome ingredients than most of the premade options at the store.
3 cups old fashioned oats
1/4 cup sunflower seeds, unsalted
1/4 cup chia seeds
1/4 cup Simple Truth Orange Blossom Honey
3 Tbsp. Simple Truth Organic Brown Sugar
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup shredded coconut, sweetened
1/2 cup whole almonds
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In small bowl, mix honey, brown sugar, coconut oil, vanilla extract, salt and cinnamon.
- In large bowl, combine oats, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, cranberries, coconut and almonds. Pour honey mixture over dry ingredients and stir until thoroughly mixed and coated.
- On baking sheet, spread mixture into one thin layer. Bake for 30 minutes, lightly tossing every 10 minutes. Cool completely before serving.