Chia seed is high in Omega 3, protein and a multitude of nutrients.
Chia seeds contain a wide range of vitamins, minerals and trace elements. These include Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Iodine, Zinc, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamins A, C, D, E, K, B1, B2, B6, B12, Niacin, Folate, Biotin, Quercetin and more. It has been reported that orac value (antioxidant strength) for chia is higher than many berries and chocolate at a score of 10,250. Blueberries score is 8708 for comparison.
Chia seeds are also high in protein. However not all proteins are equal. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Of the amino acids found in proteins, some can be made by the body while others are essential in the diet. Chia contains all 8 essential amino acids along with the non essential acids.
Our dark chia seed also contains a small amount of white and golden seeds. All our chia seed is novel foods approved for sale within the EU.