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Spectrum Naturals Spectrum Essentials Chia Seed 12 Ounces Seeds


Product Label

Chia Seed- Omega 3 & Fiber

  • 4g Dietary Fiber Per Serving
  • Higher in Antioxidant Activity than Blueberries
  • Rich in Omega-3 (ALA) Fatty Acids
  • Dietary Supplement
  • 2.4 g of Omega-3 Per Serving

The Taste of Goodness

What is good taste? For most people taste is simply a matter of flavor. We believe that the taste of goodness is about making conscious and thoughtful decisions about the foods we eat, the planet we share and the people we work with every day.

The Wisdom of The Ancients Rediscovered

Grown in Mexico, Chia Seed was a diet staple of the Aztecs and Mayans. The Chia Seed's nutrients provided sustained energy during long hunts and had numerous medicinal benefits. Revered by the people, Chia Seed was often used in religious ceremonies which led to its ban by the Spanish during their conquest of the region.

Today we know that Chia seed is a nutritional powerhouse with a lengthy list of health benefits. It is a valuable source of Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA), an Omega-3 essential fatty acid that help support normal cardiovascular function and fiber which helps support normal functioning of the digestive tract and can have a positive effect on cholesterol. Chia seeds are easily digestible and do not need to be ground. With its versatility and mild, nutty flavor, chia seed is a healthful addition to any diet.

Directions

1 Tbsp. daily. Add to yogurt, cereal, smoothies or salads; eat it whole or ground, raw or in baked goods. Seeds soaked in water (1:9 ratio) form a gel that can be flavored and enjoyed as a snack. Add some seeds to a water bottle to help keep the body hydrated during exercise. Consult your healthcare practitioner for your individual needs.

Warning

Refrigerate after opening. Best if used 3-4 months after opening. Can be frozen to extend shelf life.

Does Not Contain:

Gluten Free, No preservatives

Spectrum Essentials Chia Seed Supplement Facts


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Supplement Facts
Serving Size  1 TBSP
Servings Per Container   28
 
Amount Per
Serving
% Daily
Value
CALORIES
60 
N/A*
CALORIES FROM FAT
35 
N/A*
TOTAL FAT
4 Gm
6%
SATURATED FAT
0 Gm
N/A*
TRANS FAT
0 Gm
N/A*
POLYUNSATURATED FAT
3 Gm
N/A*
MONOUNSATURATED FAT
0 Gm
N/A*
CHOLESTEROL
0 Mg
N/A*
TOTAL CARBOHYDRATE
4 Gm
1%
DIETARY FIBER
4 Gm
16%
SUGARS
0 Gm
N/A*
PROTEIN
2 Gm
N/A*
CALCIUM
65 Mg
7%
IRON
1 Mg
4%
MAGNESIUM
41 Mg
10%
SODIUM
0 Mg
N/A*
POTASSIUM
80 Mg
2%
OMEGA 3 (AS ALPHA LINOLENIC ACID)
2.4 Gm
150%
OMEGA 6 (AS LINOLEIC ACID)
0.8 Gm
N/A*
* Daily value not established

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Spectrum Essentials Chia Seed
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Janice G: someone told me they was good for your heart Jun 5, 2014
Sheila W: Recently purchased and love the product. May 9, 2014
Marilyn S: Health benefits and omegas Apr 16, 2014
Michele S: Like it & for health. Good for digestive system Mar 20, 2014
Kristy P: To add to shakes Mar 18, 2014
Monica C: I love adding chia to my protein shakes, or water with lemon. Mar 10, 2014
Lisbeth S: First time purchase. Great product! Mar 6, 2014
Suzanne E: Best value for a favorite product not always found in stores Mar 4, 2014
Deidre A: it is good fiber Jan 29, 2014
Patricia H: Actually, I considered buying this for a friend of mine, but never did. As for myself, I have never used or bought this product. Jan 16, 2014
Izetta L: Dr. Oz said it is a good source of Fiber and helps curb the appetite. Jan 9, 2014
Carmen B: a FRIEND RECOMMENDED ME THE BRAND AND THE CHIA SEEDS Jan 2, 2014
Miriam F: I saw it on the today show. Jan 1, 2014
Deborah S: easy to use in smoothies Nov 12, 2013
Martin S Y: good value and quality Oct 11, 2013
Audie C: I want to put chia seeds in my morning smoothies to get more fiber. I heard they were good for digestion. Sep 30, 2013
Traci L: Pricing Sep 23, 2013
Sharon E: Helps curb my appetite! Sep 10, 2013
Beverly B: price point Sep 2, 2013
Becca M: Great Omega 3 properties Aug 22, 2013
Folayemi A: It was recommended. Aug 21, 2013
Debbie H: Use this every day Aug 15, 2013
Robert P: I have been told that chia seeds aRE GOOD FOR OUR HEALTH Aug 13, 2013
John K: Best price per serving, great product! Jul 12, 2013
Louise S: Another source of omega 3's. Jul 8, 2013
Dovile S: Great value for the price, other retailers sell for double the price. Jun 5, 2013
Catherine R: Want to try. Jun 4, 2013
Sandra B: great product; full of Omega 3's, helps joint pain and helps keep you regular May 19, 2013
Christina F: I read about the extreme health benefits and I want to try it out. May 11, 2013
Cindy E: love my chia seeds! Apr 30, 2013
Amy H: Dr. Oz Apr 15, 2013
marina s: for my shakes Mar 22, 2013
christine r: omega 3 Mar 18, 2013
Desiree R: to lose weight and be more healthier Feb 26, 2013
Tanja K: Chia seeds are a great source EFAs and protein Feb 12, 2013
Karen W: Chia seeds are a great source of protein and I eat very little meat. I add chia seeds to some of the foods I am eating to help me get protein and other nutrients. Feb 2, 2013
Bonnie H: this is new for me interested in trying to see how it works Jan 18, 2013
Jeanne Y: I have used this before and liked the product Jan 15, 2013
Sherry F: Going on the Virgin diet as seen on the Rachel Rae show. Going to try the recomended products. I need to loose some weight and stay healthy. Nothing left to buy but the coconut milk. Jan 12, 2013
Samrath L: This product is working very good many years ago for me in supporting the standard level of
HDL & blood pressure.
Jan 7, 2013
Gus S: great source of Omega-3 oil Dec 26, 2012
florence m: Reorder. Use daily Dec 15, 2012
Dawn V: Purchased this item previously, good on salads & oatmeal Nov 26, 2012
Jacob R: It's better than flax. Nov 26, 2012
Emma M: The food section of the Sac Bee had recipes. Good for me and tasty also! Nov 24, 2012
Audrey W: I am trying the Dr. Oz. Green Smoothie and this is an ingredient required. Nov 23, 2012
Jane C: Good source of fiber and omega3 Nov 23, 2012
cathy r: easy to use Nov 23, 2012
Seepong A: Good Nov 17, 2012
Jammie R: Recommended by Dr. Oz Nov 13, 2012
Tanga C: wonderful product. It helps with Irritable bowel in conjuction with Sonne #9 and good diet. I use 3 table spoons a day. I wouldn't be without. Nov 12, 2012
Thuy T: Recommended Nov 11, 2012
kara k: i had been wanting to try them - and this was a great price. Nov 11, 2012
kathleen b: DR. OZ Nov 9, 2012
Laurence L: Health Nov 8, 2012
Rita L: Dr. Oz says it will help me to keep from eating between meals,,,its a filler Nov 5, 2012
CYNTHIA B: dr oz Oct 31, 2012
Quentin A: Great brain and digestive system supplement... love to use it in morning protein shakes. Oct 25, 2012
Sara A: Interested in trying this product and it came at a good price Oct 24, 2012
Debra M asked: I want to make my own chia pets. which seeds are best for this? May 13, 2014
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Valerie L: I don't know - These are edible seeds - but I would think that seeds are seeds and should grow. May 13, 2014
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