Nutrient rich, daily diet support superfood
Free from additives and flavours
- Plant protein and Omega 3 source
- Assist toning up and immunity
- Fibre packed to help appetite control
Vegan Approved Product
What are Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds?
Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds are an unprocessed, whole grain seed that come from the plant Salvia Hispanica L. Originally grown and harvested by ancient Mayan and Aztec civilisations, Chia Seeds were used for their energy, strength, and health boosting nutrition. The name 'Chia' comes from the ancient Mayan word that translates to 'Strength' in English.
In recent years Chia Seeds have become one of the most popular superfoods used for the support of physical wellness, weight management, and to help keep the gut healthy. Chia Seeds are a rich source of Omega 3 fatty acids, and are loaded with fibre. They also provide a high quality plant protein source.
Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds make a useful snack inclusion for between meals. To boost nutritional content, they can be added as an ingredient to meals, porridge, cereals, shakes, and baking.
What are the origins of Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds?
The first records of Chia Seeds date back to the Aztecs in 3500BC. It was one of the staple foods in the Aztec diet. Used in medicine, drinks, and used for its oil, ancient warriors believed Chia Seeds helped give them stamina.
Chia Seeds for healthy fats
Chia Seeds are the richest plant based source of the Omega 3 fatty acid called alpha–linolenic acid, or ALA. Even higher than Flax Seeds.
Chia Seeds for Fibre
With very high fibre content, Chia Seeds are a great low calorie way to help support fibre levels in the diet. When prepared for use, Chia Seeds absorb many times their weight in water, forming a gel like texture. The gelling property of Chia Seeds may help you feel full for longer. This may help control appetite and cravings, and support weight management goals.
A study comparing a mid morning snack of yoghurt mixed with and without Chia Seeds found the snack with Chia Seeds decreased the onset of feelings of hunger. There was also a decrease in cravings for sugary foods, and the size of the lunchtime meal eaten was also smaller.
Chia Seeds for Protein
Compared to other plants, Chia Seeds pack a large amount of protein. Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds are 17% protein. If you are following a plant based diet, including Chia Seeds is one good way to help add some valuable protein to your diet.
How to make and use Chia Seeds
Chia Gel: Chia seeds absorb very large amounts of water, fast. Add 1/4 cup of Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds to 1 cup of water. Stir it up well with a spoon and then leave it to sit for 20 minutes until it has changed to a soft gel. This can then be mixed with your protein shake, yoghurt, or breakfast cereal. Note that it will contribute to making a thicker consistency of whatever you add it to.
Chia Pudding: To make Chia into a healthy dessert option, mix 1/4 cup of Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds with 1 cup of your milk of choice, or with fruit juice. Put it in the fridge and leave it to sit for 20 minutes. For flavour add a small amount of our Flav A Shake flavour powders, or fruit, cinnamon, chopped nuts, or Pure Stevia are also options.
Chia Egg Replacement: Chia can be used as an alternative, to include in baking, to replace whole eggs. Mix 1 tablespoon of Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds with 4 tablespoons of water. Leave this to sit for at least 10 minutes, or until it has thickened to the consistency of raw scrambled egg.
What does Reactiv Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds contain?
Contains only certified Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds, from Peru. Free from additives, flavours, colours, and preservatives. Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds naturally have a neutral flavour, and form a gel when mixed with liquid.
Mix 2 rounded teaspoons into your smoothie, juice, or water.
Serving Size: 2 Teaspoons (10g)
Energy: 50 kCal / 209.5 kj
Carbohydrates (Total): 3.64g
Fat (Total): 3.68g
Omega 3: 2.17g
Saturated Fat: .37g
Dietary Fibre: 3.81g
Certified Organic Black Chia Seeds
(100% genuine Organic Black Chia Seeds from Peru)
Pure Organic Black Chia Seeds are packed in 200g and 500g sizes, in recyclable plastic tubs.
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