Chia plant belongs to family of sage, which is better known as super herb in Europe and Asia.

For centuries the Aztecs have been using chia as a staple food. The small seeds are called “food of runners” because their nutrition benefits give power and strength.

Along with flax seeds, Chia is one of the largest vegetarian sources of Omega-3 fatty acids.

Chia is also high in dietary fiber. The jelly mixture that forms after soaking, gives a sense of satiety and recommended for regulation of appetite.

Cooking tips

Chia seeds are prepared easily. All it takes is to soak them in a little water and wait to mature, then you can add them to smoothies, juices, salads.