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Frequent questions




Where does Chia Seed Originate?

R= From Mexico


What does the Chia Seed contain?

A= Chia seeds typically contain about 20 percent protein, 30 percent fat, and 40 percent carbohydrates. Fat contains a high concentration of Omega-3 fatty acids. The same that help the well-being and health of our body.


How are Chia Seeds used?

A= Chia seeds have a mild flavor and are easy to digest. The shells break easily and can even be swallowed whole.


What is the difference between Chia Blanca and Chia Negra?

R= The difference in the nutritional content of white and black chia is insignificant. As a natural product, variations occur within each growing season for both white and black chia; however, nutritional information is virtually the same for both seed products. The White Chia Seed is produced in small quantities, which results from the difference in prices.


What is an essential fatty acid?

R= Essential fatty acids are so named because they cannot be synthesized in the body and therefore have to be obtained from food. Omega-6 and omega-3 are essential fatty acids for humans and other animals. They are the precursors to powerful hormones that affect many of the biological processes that help maintain healthy skin, and are involved in cholesterol metabolism.


What happens when there is an imbalance in the ratio of essential fatty acids?

A= Modern diets are very rich in omega-6, derived mainly from vegetable and animal fats. An imbalance increases the risk of coronary heart disease and also increases the body's natural inflammatory processes.


What are the other sources of omega-3?

A= In general, omega-3 fatty acids are present in wild fish and green vegetables. Most oil crops have very little of this fatty acid. On the other hand, the Chia Seed has the ideal percentage for our body to correctly assimilate the omega-3.


How should Chia Seed be stored?

R= Chia seeds must be kept in good conditions at room temperature to preserve their durability, if kept in a correct environment it can last 4-5 years.


Is it safe to consume Chia Seed?

A= Chia has been consumed by human beings for thousands of years. It was one of the main foods of the Aztecs and the Mayans. The FDA has declared that chia is a food, rather than a supplement, and can be consumed without restriction.


Is Chia Seed good for arthritis?

A= Yes. Omega-3 acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.


Why is chia seed good for pets?

A= The omega-3 fatty acids in chia are good for your pet's skin and fur and will make the coat soft and shiny.



What are the properties of Chia?


       700% more Omega-3 than Atlantic salmon

         100% more fiber than any cereal in leaves

         800% more phosphorus than whole milk

         500% more assimilable calcium than milk

         1400% more magnesium than broccoli

         100% more potassium than bananas

         200% more iron than spinach

         300% more selenium than flax

         It has a satiating effect

         It has more antioxidants than blueberries

         Provides all essential amino acids

      It is the vegetable with the highest Omega-3 content.

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