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Chia, seeds

Bio chia is a rich plant nutrient containing seeds from organic production and is a real source of proteins and dietary fibre. Mix it with yogurt and do something good for yourself at breakfast.

Brand name: Medex
Product shape: seeds
Product packaging: 500 g bag
The product can be bought only in physical stores.

Chia seeds are a plant nutrient of neutral taste; therefore, you can add them into dishes without changing their taste. Eating them with yoghurt in the morning will lift you up for the whole day.

Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, native to Mexico and Guatemala. It was known to be used by Maya and Aztec. In Slovenia and elsewhere around the world, chia has recently become a real discovery among so-called super nutrients. Chia is harvested especially for its seed that are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids; but it also contains proteins and dietary fibers, as well as a significant amount of minerals: calcium, iron, and potassium.

Chia is recommended for everybody who wants to take in plant proteins from plants grown in controlled organic environments. Recommended for women, men, seniors, students and sportsmen.

Recommended daily allowance is up to 15 g (1 tablespoon). Mix seeds with yogurt and let stand a couple of minutes to swell. You may also let them swell in water and later eat them with flakes, fruit or raw. Chia seeds can be also used for baking.

Warning:
Bio chia is not a supplement to balanced diet and daily exercise.

Store in a dark, dry place with temperature under 25 °C.

100% chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L.) from organic production.

Nutritional value* Per 100 g of seeds Per serving (15 g chia seeds + 100 g less fat yoghurt)
Energy value 1869 kJ/453 kcal 548 kJ/131 kcal
Fat 33 g 6,8 g
thereof:
saturated fatty acids 4 g 1,8 g
monosaturated fatty acids 3,1 g 1 g
polysaturated fatty acids 25,7 g 4 g
Carbohydrates 35 g 10,3 g
thereof:
sugar 0,8 g 4,5 g
Dietary fibre 30 g 4,5 g
Proteins 21 g 9,5 g
Sodium 0,014 g 0,025 g
Omega 3 (ALA) 19 g 2,8 g
Omega 6 6,4 g 1 g

*Nutritional value is based on calculation.

*Due to natural ingredients, there can be slight deviations in taste and appearance of the product.

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