Chia was cultivated by the ancient Aztecs, and was honored as a power food.
Chia is one of the best vegetarian sources of Omega 3 especially a-linolenic acid and other essential fatty acids EFAs . EFAs support healthy heart function, joint mobility, immune functioning and cellular energy. Chia seeds are high in both soluble and insoluble fiber. Diets high in fiber support healthy digestion and bowel function. Chia cleanses through mucilage action, similar to pysllium. Chia seeds are high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and flavonols. Chia has Boron, a necessary nutrient need for bone health.