Black Chia(55 lb. bag) Certified USDA organic / Non-GMO *CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE*


  • Nutritious. Chia seeds provide ample calcium and protein to your tissues. The seeds are also rich in boron, which helps the body assimilate and use calcium. The nutrients also support proper brain functioning.
  • Water-loving. The seed can soak up ten times its weight in water. Do this fun experiment: Put one tablespoon of chia seed in a cup of water and stir. Wait a few hours and see what happens. When inside yourO body, the seeds help you stay hydrated longer, and retain electrolytes in your bodily fluids.
  • Easily digestible. The shells are easily broken down, even when swallowed whole. This is an improvement over flax seed, which have to be ground up to be digested properly. If you eat flax seed whole, it will just pass through.
  • Concentrated. If I could only take one cup of food for a few days, I'd choose chia! The food value per volume is simply astounding. You don't need much.
  • Mild flavor. Unlike some seeds, the flavor is very mild. The mild taste makes it easy to put in sauces, smoothies, breads, puddings, and whatever you want. They won't really change the taste, but will add to your nutrition!
  • Energy enhancing. The health pioneer Paul Bragg did an experiment: an endurance hike with friends. They divided up into a chia-eating group and another group, who ate whatever they wanted. The group eating only chia seeds finished the hike four hours, twenty seven minutes before the others, most of whom didn't even finish at all.
  • Versatile. The seeds can be used to replace less-healthy fat in just about any recipe. You can use them uncooked in salad dressings, spreads, fruit shakes, ice cream, and just about anything you want. You can also add them to cookies, cakes, muffins, and other baked goods. I usually just mix in a couple of teaspoons to my juice or water and drink them down!
  • Slimming and trimming. Yes, the seeds will help you lose weight, for two reasons. The first reason is that they are so filling that you will eat less of other foods. The second reason is that they actually bulk up and cleanse your body of old "junk" in your intestines.
  • Endurance enhancing. Chia seeds are known as the "Indian Running Food". Also, the ancient Aztec warriors used chia seed during their conquests. I'm a runner, and I've used chia seed to enhance stamina and endurance on my mountain runs, some of which are several hours long!
  • Regenerating. After eating, the nutrients travel to the cells very quickly due to the ease in digestion and assimilation. Use them when you want to build or regenerate healthy body tissue.Chia Seed FactsChia Seeds are THE BEST source of Omega-3 & Omega-6 essential fatty acids!These seeds are perfect for diabetics & people watching or trying to lose weight.Chia Seeds are also very beneficial to the heart and extremely high in fiber, calcium, complete protein, slowly processed carbohydrates and loaded with vitamins & minerals and antioxidants!The health benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids are becoming widely known.What is not as well known is that the chia seed is THE BEST source of Omega-3.CHIA SEED IS BETTER THAN FISH OIL & FLAX SEED!Chia seed is high in protein and high in calcium. 5 times the calcium of milk, 631 mg per 100 grams of seed.Chia seeds are also high in protein, with 18 grams per 100 grams of seed.The optimum ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 should be 3:1. Chia seed provides that ratio.Chia seed is hydrophilic. Absorbing up to 14 times (Mix @ 9-10 times) its weight in water. This helps extend energy and endurance.Chia seed is rich in antioxidant oils. Chia contains chlorogenic acid, and caffeic acid as well as myricetin, quercetin, and kaempferol flavonols. These compounds are both primary and synergistic antioxidants that contribute to the strong antioxidant activity of chia.Chia seed is also low in sodium. Only 19 mg per 100 grams.
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