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  • Blanco Salvia White Chia Seeds - 1 lb.
  • Serving Size: 2 TBSP (15 g)
  • Servings Per Container: 30

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Rich in Omega-3 and Fiber Chia seeds are one of the best known sources of essential fatty acids, with nearly two-thirds being comprised of Omega-3 as ALA. They are also an excellent source of Omega-6, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, dietary fiber, and protein. These seeds can be eaten on their own or added to salads, cereals, yogurts, etc. to boost nutritional content.

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Size: 1 lbs
  • Product Dimensions: 2 x 4.8 x 8.5 inches ; 1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
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  • Origin: USA
  • ASIN: B001L7X1HA
  • UPC: 733739062413 885157096348
  • Item model number: 6241
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (149 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,339 in Health & Personal Care (See Top 100 in Health & Personal Care)
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They are hard to eat and I felt no effects.
Kezbeth
These are great in soup, on salad, in yogurt, cottage cheese, even in a gravy.
Debra Todd
Chia Seeds are an effective aid to healthy weight loss.
Dr D

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

56 of 59 people found the following review helpful By Dr D TOP 100 REVIEWER on May 30, 2011
Size Name: 1 lbs
I definitely prefer the Now Foods chia seeds over the Greens+ chia seed which has a strange odor I have never smelled on another chia seed and tastes chemically; Greens+ must have sprayed them with something or maybe it is absorbing something from the plastic canister, I do not know.

Chia Seeds Health Benefits Include:

Contain the highest plant source of Omega-3 on the planet!
FDA Approved.
Heart Health
Mental Health
Digestive Health
Great for Diabetics
Effective for Treating Hypoglycemia.
Chia Seeds contain more Antioxidants than blueberries.
Chia Seeds are a complete protein with all 9 amino-acids.
Chia Seeds are an excellent source of Calcium, Magnesium & Iron.
Chia Seeds are 100% natural and raw.
Chia Seeds are an effective aid to healthy weight loss. The fiber rich chia seeds and slowly metabolized carbs can help to curb the appetite and has been shown to help lose weight when included with a balanced and healthy diet.

CHIA SEED BENEFITS FOR YOUR HEALTH

Chia is an evidence-based registered variety of Salvia hispanica L. and is nutritionally superior to flax and soy. Chia is the richest non-marine whole food source of Omega-3 and dietary fiber currently known to man.

Promotes Cardiovascular Health:

According to the American Heart Association, Omega-3 fatty acids can normalize blood pressure and bad cholesterol levels, while helping promote healthy heart and blood vessels.

Assists Joint Function & Mobility:

With six times more calcium than milk, and with greater amounts of high-quality protein than the one found in soy, Chia also helps strengthen muscles and bones.
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41 of 45 people found the following review helpful By 1912 House on May 31, 2013
Size Name: 1 lbs Verified Purchase
I did a lot of research on chia seed before signing up for a monthly shipment from amazon's Subscribe & save program. This is white chia seed, and I have no preference over white or black, but there are some black seeds in these packages...some people claim they can taste the difference, but I find that hard to believe. I have extra an extra sensitive nose, and taste buds from years of serious cooking.

Read some of the history about native Central Americans using chia seed to sustain them while running messages over long distances. Chia seeds stay fresh for 5-10+ years, depending on how they are stored. They do not go rancid like flax seed, and they are MUCH more palatable than fish oil. Much higher in Omega-3s than fish oil or flax seed, they can be mixed into pretty much anything, either whole, ground, or as a gel (made from water and seeds). Putting just a tablespoon of this in my oatmeal in the morning and I am feeling "full" until dinnertime. One cautionary note - if you have a sensitive digestive system (like me) start slow with the chia seeds. I started with about a teaspoon of the gel in my oatmeal....now I put in about 1/4 cup in my oatmeal - can't taste it at all. In fact, I've not tasted the seeds in anything I've added them to. Keep in mind that one of the actions of chia seeds are that it helps a person not to be dehydrated - this is why the natives where able to run long distances without a lot of water through desert-type conditions. Chia seeds are a great emergency food to add to your emergency stash of water, flashlights, batteries, etc...we rotate our stock, first in first out, and keep about a three month supply for the whole family.
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28 of 31 people found the following review helpful By Craig Jackson on March 13, 2012
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Chia seeds don't need to be cooked. They may be sprinkled onto salads, soups, cereal, puddings, rice, quinoa -- anything damp. They provide the crunch but become soggy quickly. They are extremely nutritious, extremely high in omega 3 and 6 oils. I highly recommend chia seeds. The only thing I don't like about these is they are not organic.

USDA nutrition values per 100 grams, chia seeds
Seeds, chia seeds, dried
Protein 18.58%
Fiber, total dietary 90.53%
Folate, food 15.31%
Niacin 73.58%
Riboflavin 15.45%
Thiamin 62.00%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 2.13%
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 4.17%
Calcium, Ca 78.88%
Iron, Fe 128.67%
Phosphorus, P 148.28%
Magnesium, Mg 95.71%
Copper, Cu 0.13%
Selenium, Se 122.67%
Zinc, Zn 48.72%
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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful By Nittlenny on June 6, 2011
Size Name: 1 lbs
Although there are many sources of the regular (dark) chia seeds, you have to look a little harder to find the white ones. Some people perceive a difference in taste between the two types of chia seeds, while others don't. I make the Tarahumara energy drink from chia seeds, water and lime juice, and people who don't know what it is seem to react a lot more positively to it when it's made from the white seeds. I like the way Swanson packages its white chia seeds better than the bag that the Now brand uses; you can re-use the Swanson bottle to seal and store chia seeds from other brands.
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19 of 21 people found the following review helpful By Wells on May 24, 2013
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I decided to try a bag of the Now Foods white chia because of the good price. I was disappointed in the product because of the amount of debris in the mix, including small twigs, foreign seeds, chaff, and other unidentified objects. I love to mix chia seed with drinks, but this mix is pretty unappetizing. I hate to throw a brand new bag of chia in the trash, but I'm afraid that is what I'll have to do.
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