Chia Seeds are an exciting Superfood with a long tradition in many ancient South American cultures. The word chia itself is derived from the Mayan word for strength. These small powerful seeds are still used today by endurance runners and athletes. ECO Black Chia Seeds have a neutral taste and can be great addition to drinking water or tea, as well as a versatile ingredient in smoothies, baked goods, soups and raw snack bars.Omega 3 fatty acids are usually found in fish, vegetable oils, and nuts. Chia seeds are an easy, vegan and allergy friendly way to consume these essential fatty acids Chia Seeds have been popularized by a number of celebrity health advocates. Per 20 gram serving, Chia Seeds boast 3 grams of protein, 8 grams of fiber, and 4 grams of Omega-3 fatty acids. They are able to absorb 10 times their weight in water, providing a feeling of fullness and satisfaction. Chia Seeds also contain a number of important minerals such as calcium and magnesium. Earth Circle Organics’ commitment is to share globally sourced organic and wild Superfoods of the finest quality. We partner with producers who are dedicated to their local communities and sustainability. Your purchase of Earth Circle Organics products supports thousands of organic family farms around the world.