Chia is an edible seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, grown in Southern Mexico for centuries. For thousands of years, they were a staple in the diets of ancient Mayans and Aztecs. The word chia comes from the Mayan language, meaning “strength,” and Aztec warriors relied on chia seed to boost energy and increase stamina.
Chia seeds are an unprocessed, wholegrain food that can be absorbed by the body as seeds. They are very rich in omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants. Chia seeds are also and excellent source of fiber as well as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, copper, iron, molybdenum, niacin, and zinc.
Our premium quality USDA certified organic black chia seeds are also raw, organic, kosher, and non-GMO.