azCHIA - Have you had your chia today?®

Or call us: 855-FOR-CHIA (367-2442)



Buy Our Products:

  • Whole Black Chia Seed
  • Whole White Chia Seed
  • Milled Black Chia Seed
  • Chia-2-Go single servings

Nutritional characteristics of chia

Fernández, I.1, R. Ayerza (h)2, W. Coates2,
S.M. Vidueiros1, N. Slobodianik1, and A.N. Pallaro1.
1Laboratorio de Nutrición Experimental. Cátedra de Nutrición. Facultad de Farmacia
y Bioquímica. Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina,
2Office of Arid Lands Studies, The University of Arizona,
Tucson, Arizona 85706, USA.

Abstract

Chia (Salvia hispanica), one of the main foods of Pre-Columbian civilizations, is a good source of protein, polyunsaturated n-3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. These nutritional characteristics suggest that this food may be used as a supplement, thereby improving a common diet.

Nutritional characteristics of Chia. Actualizacion en Nutricion, 7(1):23-25 (2006).

Chia Research

azchia research

azCHIA presents years of thorough chia research on chia health benefits, chia composition, chia for animals and history. Read More

Chia Recipes

azchia recipes

azCHIA provides many delicious recipes for free. There are countless ways to include it as part of your diet. Read More

Buy Chia

azchia store

azCHIA is the place to buy high quality chia at a reasonable price. Read More