Raw, gluten-free, certified organic sprouted chia seed powder. As with all of the products we carry, it is fair-trade and non-GMO certified, and grown naturally without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
What are the advantages of sprouted chia powder over raw chia seeds?
Did you know that raw nuts and seeds are covered with acids and enzyme inhibitors that can make are difficult for the body to digest? This means that although they may contain pleny of beneficial nutrients, the body is only able to absorb a small percentage of those unless the acids and enzyme inhibitors are removed by soaking and / or sprouting.
Simply put, consuming chia in sprouted / powder form will ensure that your body gets the absolute most out of this incredible superfood.
How is chia powder made?
Chia seeds are soaked in filtered water, sprouted, and then cold milled in to a fine powder-a process which significantly enhances the nutritional value of chia.
What are the nutritional benefits?
- Great source of dietary fiber and protein
- Excellent source of phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals
- Contains as much iron as 5 cups of spinach (per serving)
- Contains as much calcium as 3 glasses of milk (per serving)
- Soaked and sprouted to maximize digestibility and nutrient absorption
- One of the best plant sources of omega-3 fatty acids in the world (as much as 28 ounces of salmon).
What are the possible health benefits?
This sprouted product has all of the same health benefits as chia seeds outlined in detail here.
How much chia powder should I consume daily for optimal health benefits?
1-2 tablespoons of chia powder will provide you with excellent amounts of fiber, omega-3's, and many other potent antioxidants to help fuel your body.
How should I store chia powder?
Like chia seeds, sprouted chia powder is quite stable. store in a dark, dry place for up to a year. Refrigeration is not required.
|Ingredients||Certified organic raw sprouted chia powder|
|Allergens||Packaged in the same facility as milk, peanuts, tree nuts.|
|Country of Origin||Argentina, (sprouted in Ontario, Canada)|