Chia seed is a member of the mint family, and native to Central America, and southern Mexico. Chia seeds have a long history of use as human food, being domesticated ancient Mexicans around 2,600 B.C. ChiaWell’s Chia Stix box contains 15 packets, of certified organic, cold milled (ground) Chia seed containing. Each packet (14 grams) gives you the full daily recommended amount of Omega-3s -- over 3 grams of Omega-3 (ALA) and around 1gram of Omega-6 (LA), in a perfect 3:1 ratio. Our Organic Chia seeds are ground (cold milled) allowing for nutrients to be more easily and better absorbed. Chia seeds are a superb food and a great source of antioxidants – having even more than blueberries. Chia seeds are dietary dynamos, being raw, vegan, kosher, gluten free, and containing protein, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals. All this with no trans-fats, cholesterol, and is non GMO. Simply sprinkle the packet on your favorite foods including oatmeal, cereal, soup, salad, yogurt, etc. When added to drinks, they provide a thickness that is filling and sustaining -- great for smoothies. Whatever ways you use your chia seed, it is going to be beneficial for you. Best of all, our packets give you the convenience of taking them with you for on the go, or using them at home.