Origen: Argentina, Bolivia y Paraguay
They are the seeds of a plant from Central America. They contain fiber, antioxidants, calcium, iron, potassium and proteins.
It is one of the richest foods in omega 3. It improves cardiovascular health and helps maintain adequate blood sugar levels. They are beneficial in athletes’ diets and slimming diets. The most common way to take chia is to mix the seeds with water, juice, milk, smoothies, vegetable drinks … etc.
It can be added to salad dressings, included in desserts or soups, mixed with breakfast cereals or simply taken in tablespoons. From these seeds you can obtain chia flour and chia oil.