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Ancient Aztecs' best kept secret.
Ancient Aztecs' best kept secret.
Chia seeds are truly a superfood. One ounce (about two tablespoons) of chia seeds provides a whopping 11 grams of fiber (45% of the recommended daily intake), 14% of the recommended daily intake of iron, 18% of calcium, 24% of magnesium, 27% of phosphorus, 30% of manganese 14% of zinc, not to mention that they're naturally gluten free and suitable for people suffering from gluten intolerance and celiac disease. But that's not all: chia seeds are one of the best vegetable sources of protein (one ounce provides 7 grams, 10% of the RDI) and vitamins B1, B2, B3 (about 20% of the RDI in one ounce) and the richest vegetable source of omega-3 fatty acids (5 grams in one ounce, the RDI is 3-4 grams), and unlike flaxseeds, they can be eaten whole and don't need to be ground. It comes as no surprise that chia seeds are packed with health benefits and can help people suffering from diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease, gastritis, acid reflux, nausea, indigestion, osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism and many other diseases and conditions: they stabilize blood sugar, regulate insulin levels and prevent blood spikes keeping you full longer, aid digestion, prevent heartburn and acid reflux, increase appetite, soothe the stomach lining, reduce colon inflammation, normalize blood pressure, lower triglycerides and LDL or "bad" cholesterol levels while increasing HDL or "good" cholesterol, protect against strokes, atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease, help maintain healthy bones and teeth. I'm in love with chia seeds. They normalize my cholesterol and blood pressure, help my acid reflux and gastritis and keep me full for a long time stabilizing my blood sugar. I add them everywhere: from oatmeal and cereal to different recipes. When soaked for a few minutes, chia seeds develop a gelatinous coating and produce a nutritious and almost tasteless gel which is a great cholesterol free binding agent that can be used instead of eggs and won't affect the flavor of any food. One of the best products on iHerb, hands down.
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Good quality for the price
Posted by iHerb Customer on May 22, 2017 | Verified Purchase
great product for the price. I use it to make pudding with almond milk and on the salads
The seeds are smaller
Posted by iHerb Customer on Aug 17, 2015 | Verified Purchase
The Chia seeds are then what I bought before,the nutrition value are the same anyway
Posted by iHerb Customer on Dec 21, 2016 | Verified Purchase
Posted by DaniellaMeans on Sep 13, 2016 | Verified Purchase
Very standard, but Chia seeds were all over my box when it arrived even though there didn't appear to be a break in the bag. Like adding this to recipes.
Tastes like soil
Posted by iHerb Customer on Oct 20, 2015 | Verified Purchase
Tried other brands previously, none of which tasted like dirt and soil like this brand of chia seeds. I wonder if its normal for it to taste like that...
this seems to all sink to bottom
Posted by Theeaglelover on Sep 06, 2015 | Verified Purchase
i tried anothr brand but cant rmmbr which - so was disappointed that this seems to all sink to bottom of bottle.
Healthy, fascinating, but tasteless
Posted by iHerb Customer on Apr 19, 2015 | Verified Purchase
Chia seeds are super nutritious and has a lot of health benefits. A quick google search will convince you to purchase some. What is important to know is that chia seeds are pretty tasteless, so it might be smart to google some recipes to find out how you want to use them. You'll gonna need to add some flavors/sweetener to really enjoy them. Of course they can also be used as toppings on smoothies and yoghurt to give that extra crunch :) I do think its cool that you can make puddings etc with them. So I would say that is it worth to buy them if you plan on experimenting etc with recipes with chia seeds, but other healthy foods will give you the health benefits as well! :)
Too soon to review
Posted by iHerb Customer on Mar 23, 2015 | Verified Purchase
Not used yet
Posted by iHerb Customer on Mar 08, 2015 | Verified Purchase
Occasionally get a taste a little like dirt?
No effect on me
Posted by PurpleFlower on Dec 25, 2014 | Verified Purchase
I do not have health issue so not sure if the product is having any effect on me. Click on my username to see my review on other product
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