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Navitas Naturals - Raw Chia Seeds Certified Organic - 16 oz.

Power Foods for the Modern Lifestyle

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Navitas Naturals - Raw Chia Seeds Certified Organic - 16 oz.

  • Code#:100929
  • Manufacturer:Navitas Naturals
  • Size/Form:16  oz.
  • Packaged Ship Weight:1.10
  • Servings:16
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Natvitas Naturals Raw Chia Seeds Certified Organic Aztec Superfood - 16 oz (454 g)

Aztec Whole Superfood From - Navitas Naturals offers these small, whole, organic chia seeds in their pure state – nothing more, nothing less. Long used by the Aztecs, Mayans, and Incans as a staple food along with corn and beans, chia seeds are enjoying a large resurgence in the health food community due to their impressive nutritional profile. Chock full of healthy omega fats, protein, antioxidants, and dietary fiber, the little chia seed goes a long way to earn its qualifier of “power.” Try sprinkling these mildly nutty seeds in with your breakfast bowl, mix into a salad dressing or dip, or soak them in water or juice to form a gel and use as natural thickening agent for soups and other recipes.

Source and Processing

Natvitas Naturals Raw Chia Seeds are a single ingredient product that is raw, gluten-free, kosher, vegan, and 100% organic.

Chia (chee-uh ) a plant (Salvia hispanica) of the mint family, native to the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having mostly basal, oblong leaves and small blue flowers; the seeds are primarily used as food.

Aztec Seed of Strength
A long, long time ago – long before the era of terracotta “chia pets” -- the chia seed was cultivated and eaten by the ancient Aztecs, Incans, and Mayans and was considered a staple food alongside corn and beans. “Chia” is the Mayan word for “strength”, and though these cultures may not have had the medical research to back up their health claims, chia is enjoying an escalating renaissance by today’s medical community as well as everyday consumers. Also full of dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals (especially calcium and iron), chia has much in common with flaxseed, with the distinct advantage that its natural antioxidants make its delicate healthy fats more nutritionally stable. Navitas Naturals offers the wonderful chia seed in its whole organic state as well as in a sprouted powder form.

The Power of Chia
Chia seeds are an excellent source of dense nutrition with their healthy omega oils, easily digestible protein, and antioxidants. In fact, chia is so high in essential fatty acids that it contains eight times more omega-3s than salmon, gram for gram. Also full of dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals (especially calcium and iron), chia has much in common with flaxseed, with the distinct advantage that its natural antioxidants make it’s delicate healthy fats more nutritionally stable. Research has linked this valuable food as a being beneficial for many health issues, including diabetes, hypoglycemia, celiac disease, and lowering cholesterol.

Have a Chia Boost
Navitas Naturals Chia Power has a mild nutty flavor, and develops slightly sweet notes when sprouted. It may be used much like flax powder in creating a power breakfast: just sprinkle a spoonful into oatmeal, granola, cereal, or yogurt. It also works very well as a flour substitute and can be used to make hearty breads, crackers, and more. Additionally, chia is considered highly hydrophilic – meaning the seeds have a unique ability to absorb liquid and form a gel. (check out Basic Chia Gel Recipe) This makes chia especially good to use as a thickening agent in recipes like soup, smoothies, or enjoyed as a pudding with a touch of sweetener.

Recipe - Basic Chia Gel

Chia absorbs 9 times its weight in water, which is the reason behind the 9:1 ratio. For thicker or thinner gel, adjust this ratio accordingly.


  • 3 1/2 Tbsp. Navitas Naturals Chia Seeds
  • 450 mL. water
  • Agave (optional)

Directions: Mix together chia and water. Let chia stand for 30 minutes, stirring with a whisk to prevent clumping. Gel can be used as a thickener in raw soups, fruit smoothies and fresh jams.


  • Antioxidants
  • Omega Fatty Acids
  • Calcium
  • Dietary Fiber
  • Protein

Aztec traders and warriors often subsisted on nothing more than nutritional chia seeds during their long expeditions. In fact, chia was so highly valued in the Aztec culture that it was considered a form of currency.

Navitas Naturals mission is to provide premium quality organic power foods that increase energy and enhance health. Navitas products are of the highest quality, sourced directly from farmers, cultivated sustainably and in accordance with fair trade practices.

Suggested Use

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Use in Oatmeal, Granola, Smoothies, Bread or as Flour Substitutes.

Chef's Notes:
Navitas Naturals gourmet food artists find this versatile product useful in any recipe that needs an omega rich thickener. Chia Seeds are high in protein, fiber, and the all important essential omega fats.

  • Raw chia seeds are an excellent thickener, similar to flaxseeds or eggs in any recipe. They can take a liquid smoothie and turn it into a syrup like blend with no added taste.
  • If you're looking to add fiber to you diet Chia Seeds is an excellent sources of high quality natural fiber similar to ground flax.
  • Use Chia in baking recipes as a flour replacement or in place of any recipe calling for flaxseeds.
  • If you have a chia pet in need of a new coat this is it.

Navitas Naturals - Raw Chia Seeds Certified Organic - 16 oz.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 15g (2tbsp.)
Servings Per Container: 16
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 70
Calories from Fat 40
Total Fat 4.5g 7%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g *
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 0g *
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 10%
Iron 8%
*Daily Value Not Established.
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients: Certified Organic Chia Seeds (Salvia Hispanica)

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By april (Elkins , AR )

we use them every single day in our household. they are a diet staple.

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By Donise (Port Monmouth , NJ )

good price I give it to the kids mixed in vita water they love it

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By kelli (West Hollywood , FL )

I mix this in everything, gives me a full feeling, and keeps me balanced thru the day.

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By wayne (Valley View , OH )

I won't use any other chia seeds. I buy these every 6 to 8 weeks. Well worth the price because they are HQ seeds.

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By Joan (San Anselmo , CA )

I use Chia seeds everyday in my smoothie in the morning. These are organic fresh chia seeds and I love them. Also Lucky Vitamin has the best price.

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Novato, CA,
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About Navitas Naturals

Navitas Naturals’ mission is to provide premium organic functional foods that increase energy and enhance health. Part of that effort is to continually search for the world’s most beneficial foods. Navitas Naturals is a certified organic, green business headquartered in Marin County, California. The “Navitas” in their name is the Latin word for energy. Navitas Naturals specializes in organic and wild-crafted functional foods and strivs to lead the industry in this expanding market. Health conscious consumers choose their nutrient rich products because they are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Their premium quality “superfoods” are free of additives and trans fats. The absence of these elements speaks to the purity and effectiveness of the pr

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