Chia seeds contain almost 5 times more calcium than milk and 3 times more iron than spinach. Chia seeds are an ancient natural food and a leading superfood to this day. South American chia is a herb, also known as chia sage, belonging to the mint family. Chia seeds have traditionally been a staple of local cuisine, as flour, cereal and mixed into drinks. Chia seeds are rich in protein and vitamins, and contain large amounts of omega-6 and 3 fatty acids. Chia seeds have a rich nutritional profile with about 20% protein and more omega-3 fatty acids than any other plant, including flaxseed. Chia seeds are carefully extracted from salvia hispanica and the highest quality ones are selected. They are cleaned in natural water and packaged in their raw state.
The growth period of chia lasts for 5 months, during which the seeds with full nutritional content develop. They are harvested by machine, then the seeds are carefully removed from the stem and cleaned. Chia seeds have been part of the local diet for centuries and were an important food item for the Aztecs. It is still widely used in southern Mexico and Guatemala.
Organic; Vegan; Natural materials; Artificial flavorless; Free-from artificial coloring; Preservative-free; BSE/TSE-free; GMO free; Not-irradiated; No added sugars; Allergen free; Low in sugar; Rich in dietary fiber; Rich in protein; Sodium/Salt-free; Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids
Dosage, recommended use, storage
One dose = 10-15 g
1 dose per day
Storage: In a well-closed, dry, cool, sun-protected place. Do not freeze
100% Organic Black Chia (Salvia Hispanica) Seeds
Table of ingredients
|Energy||1806 kJ/431 kcal|
|- of which saturated fatty acids||3,3 g|
|- of which monounsaturated fatty acid||2,7 g|
|- of which polyunsaturated fatty acid||21,5 g|
|- of which Omega 3 fatty acids (Linolenic acid)||16,0 g|
|- of which sugar||0,8 g|
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We hereby certify that Chia Seeds (Black) do not contain any substances causing allergies or intolerances as ingredients or by possibility of cross contamination. The list of allergens which are likely to cause adverse reactions in susceptible individuals is provided in Annex II of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011. Please note that this statement is based on the information provided by the manufacturer of the product.
Organic Chia Seeds (Black) are 100% natural and do not contain any additives such as sugars, acids, colorants, preservatives, etc.
Organic Chia Seeds (Black) are not subject to genetic modifications. Process controls are in place to ensure no accidental contamination with genetically modified materials, or materials derived thereafter, can occur. We hereby certify that Organic Chia Seeds (Black) are not subject to labeling under EU Regulations 1829/2003/EC and 1830/2003/EC on genetically modified food and feed.
Organic Chia Seeds complies with the requirements outlined in Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 (and consecutive amendments). It also complies with Soil Association strict organic farming standards. During the manufacturing process the product and the packaging materials are not exposed to pesticides or pesticide residues. Pesticides are not stored on site, nor used in the manufacturing or warehousing areas.
The product has not been irradiated and complies with the EU regulation 1999/3/EC.
Organic Chia Seeds (Black) are produced exclusively from plant source, and does not contain any components from animal origin. It has not been derived from any animal source, and has not come into contact with any components of animal origin.
No residual solvents are used in the manufacturing process.
LEVEL OF UNDESIRABLE SUBSTANCES
The strictly controlled production process of Organic Chia Seeds (Black) ensures that the undesirable substances levels (heavy metals, PAH, mycotoxins, etc.) are below the limits identified by EU legislation (Commission regulation No 2073/2005, No 1881/2006 and consecutive amendments), including the recommendations provided by EFSA on food contaminants.
ANIMAL TESTING STATEMENT
We confirms that we do not conduct or commission animal testing of any products.
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