XiOmega Whole Chia Seed - 16 oz. (1 lb) 454 g
XiOmega Whole Chia Seed has the highest concentration of omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids. High content of 3 essential fatty acids can help normalize blood pressure & cholesterol levels, while helping promote healthy heart and blood vessels. Get over 27 nutrients from this ancient seed, XiOmega3 White Chia Seed is rich in protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium. XiOmega Whole Chia Seed contains key minerals - like Calcium and Manganese - that improve muscle function, keep bones strong and joints flexible. As an antioxidant, Vitamin E protects the body from free radicals. XiOmega Chia Seed's high fiber content keeps your digestive system running smoothly, and it's the perfect aid for healthy, effective weight loss. As a great source of complete protein, Chia seeds, boost your mood & energy level. Because of XiOmega Chia Seed's neutral flavor, you can sprinkle it daily on fruit, cereal, salads, or any savory dish! XiOmega Chia Seed is gluten-free and suitable for vegans.
Each serving has:
- 4,900 mg of Omega-3 (ALA)
- As much fiber as 1 cup of most bran cereals
- 45% of the DV of Vitamin E
- Same amount of protein as 1 scrambled egg without the cholesterol
Ethnic, Healthy Living
Centuries's ago, Aztec warriors used "xia" seeds (pronounced "chia") to survive during long journeys. Today XiOmega3 brings "xia" as a rich source of omega-3 & fiber.
What is Chia?
Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) is a plant with purple flowers that can reach up to two meters high and is grown mainly in Mexico, Guatemala, Bolivia and Australia. Its seed is one of the richest sources of omega-3 nature: Gram for gram chia seed contains more omega 3 than salmon, flaxseed or any other food. And unlike other sources of Omega 3, Chia seed is rich in antioxidants that maintain the freshness and potency of these essential fatty acids for our cardiovascular health. Additionally Chia seed is high in fiber, which helps to improve your digestion, and high in calcium that strengthens your bones and joints. Chia is also high in protein content and has 8 essential amino acids.
Chia is really the superfood of the 21st century.
Why is chia so awesome?
Chia seeds are awesome because it’s one of the most nutritious foods on the planet, they are the highest source of omega 3 fatty acids that help our brain and heart to work better among many other things, it has a very good quality of proteins, lots of fiber and antioxidants that help our body work and feel better and finally because you can add it to almost any food without adding any flavor!
Origins of the chia
The history of chia begins thousands of years ago, deep in the lush region known as Mesoamerica, a geographical term that refers to parts of Mexico and Central America, where advanced civilizations flourished in the time of the Spanish invasion of the 16th century. The chia seed was planted, harvested and consumed steadily throughout that time.
Chia seeds - plus corn, beans and peppers were part of the diet Maya, a culture known for its scientific and astronomical legacy world, who used them to make different nutritional and medicinal preparations. Another culture, the Aztecs used this seed to help their warriors and messengers to travel long distances just sustained by chia seeds, which they carried in a small pouch at the waist. Chia seeds return centuries later to regain their main role in human nutrition.
XiOmega is a vertically integrated company that develops chia seed based products, and brings you all the benefits of the chia (Salvia Hispanica) to help you achieve a healthier diet and lifestyle. From past to present, ancient Mayans and Aztecs in Mexico and other parts of Latin America, used chia seeds as a staple in their diets as a source of concentrated fuel to sustain their energy needs and wellbeing.
Chia seeds are a nutritional treasure chest, providing naturally occurring protein, dietary fiber (both soluble and insoluble), key minerals (including calcium, potassium and magnesium) and omega-3 fatty acids. From the field to your table, XiOmega's all-natural products are developed with the highest quality to bring you a convenient and easy way to enjoy the amazing benefits of chia seeds.
What is the difference between regular chia and XiOmega3 chia based products?
The years of experience in chia have ended in the use of only the best chia to manufacture Xiomega3 products for your health. Every lot has full traceability, lab certificates and complies with all the FDA requirements.