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Buy Organic Chia Seeds Online

Updated on November 14, 2013

Organic chia seeds are being hailed as the new wonderfood, and if you would like to try them, you can buy them online here.

Food of the Aztecs, chia seeds have been re-discovered by modern America and the rush is on to buy them for their health benefits.

Harvested from the plant Salvia hispanica, which is now grown commercially in many South American countries, many wild and unsubstantiated claims have been made about chia seeds.

What I can say for it, is that it is choc-full of essential omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and a lack of those fatty acids in our diets has been the fundamental cause of many illness and conditions including heart disease, obesity, cancers and mental health problems.

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chia seeds

organic chia seeds at Amazon

One very real advantage of chia seeds is that they bulk out your body, giving you a feeling of fullness. Each seed can absorb over 10 times its body weight in water, and placing a few seeds into a liquid solution quickly forms a gel.

When we eat chia seeds, they form a gel inside our stomachs, giving us a feeling of fullness.

This is great for helping us to lose weight, as our appetites are suppressed and our cravings for sugary foods are reduced.

Easily digestible and tasty, chia seeds really do make a superfood in many ways. they are so convenient too - simply pop a few seeds into your mouth as a snack and you will be feeling full up for hours.

Nutritional composition of chai seeds

1 oz (28g) serving of chai seeds
Daily value
total fat
dietary fibre
salvia hispanica - the chia plant
salvia hispanica - the chia plant

Chai seeds are loaded with healthy fats that gives us energy, as well as boosting the immune system. Energy in the form of fats give us endurance as the energy is released slowly.

Aztec warriors had the strength and stamina to run and fight all day after a breakfast of chia seeds.

There is evidence to suggest that adding chia seeds to your diet daily will increase your stamina and give you back an energy you forgot you had.

Chia seeds contain huge amounts of essential fatty acids which we need for healthy bodies and minds.

Chia seeds also contain more fibre than an equivalent serving of bran flakes, helping to keep our bodies regular.

saturated fats
monounsaturated fats
polyunsaturated fats
omega-3 fatty acid
omega-6 fatty acids


We are reading wild claims that they are full of vitamins and antioxidants, none of which seems to be substantiated. There are no vitamins in chia seeds.

As you can see however, they are full of minerals, many of which our diets are sadly lacking in, even though we actually do need a tiny amount of every day.

Minerals help our bodies absorb other minerals and vitamins. If we are short of minerals, no amount of antioxidants or vitamins in our foods will actually do any good, if our bodies can't absorb them.

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Chia Cheat Sheet Chart, by Angela Stokes

So there we have it.

Chia seeds will help you lose weight, give you more energy and improve your skin and hair by facilitating the absorption of many vitamins from other food sources into our bodies.

Many people claim that organic chia seeds taste better than the treated kind.

Organic chia seeds come from the salvia hispanica plants that have not been treated with chemicals for boosting growth, nor insecticides.

They have been grown as naturally as nature intended, and there is some evidence than non-organic foods may be tainted by those products.

So, if you care about your health and want a return to the energy levels of your youth as well as lose weight, buy organic chia seeds today and munch your way back to health.

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    • IzzyM profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from UK

      I'd love to get hold of some seeds. I need an energy boost as well as losing some excess lbs. I don't know what a chia pet is, guess I'll have to go look it up!

    • leahlefler profile image

      Leah Lefler 

      7 years ago from Western New York

      This is an interesting hub. I read about chia (which I had only known about from the infamous Chia Pet) in the book "Born to Run." Maybe I should buy a Chia Pet after all, lol!


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