Organic Chia Seed 1Kg At Natural Zealand
Wheyhouse organic chia seeds are an Amazonian superseed. Sourced directly from South American plantations where farmers have cultivated these hereditary crops through maintained ancestral techniques for hundreds of years. Gram for gram chia seeds are uniquely rich in omega 3, calcium, fibre and protein. With unmatched versatility our organic chia seeds serve as an excellent addition to your diet. Whether raw, ground or soaked chia seeds are ancient goodness as nature intended.
- Rich Source of plant based Omega 3 an essential fatty acid that delivers a multitude of health benefits to your body.
- High concentration of antioxidants. Protecting the body from aging and greatly increasing the body’s ability to absorb harmful free radicals.
- Packed with calcium essential to maintaining a healthy heart and bones (one tablespoon equates to 8% of recommended daily intake)
- Rich in Fibre aiding the body’s digestive track. Chia seeds absorb up to 10 times their weight in water, regulate blood sugar levels and allow your body to feel fuller for longer.
- Great source of natural protein and essential amino acids (Between 19 and 23 percent by weight)
- Excellent substitute for eggs used in baked goods when soaked in liquid (Great for vegans and those with egg allergies)
Easy Ways To Add Chia Seeds To Your Diet
Chia Seed Puddings
The most popular way to consume chia seeds, prepared in minutes and put in the fridge to soak chia seed puddings are one of the quickest and most versatile bases for a guilt free mid-morning or afternoon snack. Typically soaked in almond or coconut milk and topped with your choice of fresh fruit and nuts these can also double as a tasty breakfast if prepared and left to soak the night before – see our recipe section for our favourites
A no fuss nutrient rich addition to your morning smoothies for that extra hit of omega 3 and fibre keeping you fuller for longer.
As A Substitute
Ground chia seeds can be used as a safe alternative in most recipes that contain eggs. They can act as a thickening agent in most gravy’s or soups and can replace breadcrumbs as a binding agent in meatballs.