Seed Country of Origin – Mexico | Sold in 1lb. Bags/Units
Ingredients: Raw Black Chia Seeds
IMPORTANT NOTE: Although we are a dedicated no-nuts equipment facility, if you have allergies to any Gerbs Allergen Friendly products (grains, seeds, fruits, rice or oats), please email us first before ordering: firstname.lastname@example.org
Once at Gerbs all our raw ingredients are processed, packaged, handled, stored, and shipped by our specially trained staff in our family owned & operated facility in Johnston, Rhode Island on dedicated Top 11 Allergen Free, Non GMO, Vegan, and Kosher Equipment. No Co-Packers! No Co-Manufacturers! No huge box store Distributors! All areas of concern and risk for possible exposure and/or cross-contamination of the Top 11 USDA recognized food allergens. For anyone with a mild to severe food allergy or a family with one, this is why Gerbs handles all aspects of production & operation and it is why we say we are among only a handful of companies in the WORLD that can state this.
The raw ingredients for these Raw Chia Seeds were sourced by the Buyers at Gerbs who partner with the world’s top dedicated natural, non GMO, and organic farms, who harvest in dedicated facilities on dedicated equipment, so there is no risk of top 11 food allergen’s and/or cross contamination.
At Gerbs our goal is to give the community a source of stress relief in the arduous battle of living with food allergies, it is what motivates us and it is what gives us so much sincere pleasure; that is why we welcome emails and phone calls to answer any questions you or your family have regarding our product lines.
This is what we mean when we say these Raw Chia Seeds are Top 11 Allergen Free + more:
Gluten Free (including Wheat Free)
Tree Nut Free
PER SERVING: Calories 135, Calories from Fat 70
TOTAL FAT: 9g – % of Daily Values 14%
Saturated Fat 1g – % of Daily Values 5%
Trans Fat 0g
SODIUM 0mg – % of Daily Values 0%
TOTAL CARBOHYDRATE: 12g – % of Daily Values 4%
Dietary Fiber 11g – % of Daily Values 44%
PROTEIN 5g – % of Daily Values 10%
NOTE: Percent Daily Values based on 2,000 calorie diet
Chia seeds are native to South America and have been a staple in Mayan and Aztec diets for centuries. Today, they draw the interest of many people for their health benefits and uses in cooking. It turns out the South American staple is a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Chia seeds are rich in polyunsaturated fats, especially Omega-3 fatty acids. Chia seeds’ lipid profile is composed of 60 percent Omega-3s, making them one of the richest plant-based sources of these fatty acids — specifically, of alpha-linolenic acid, or ALA. The Omega-3s in chia seeds can help reduce inflammation, enhance cognitive performance and reduce high cholesterol.
Fiber is associated with reducing inflammation, lowering cholesterol and regulating bowel function. Chia seeds are an excellent source of fiber, with a whopping 10 grams in only 2 tablespoons. That is one-third of the daily recommended intake of fiber per day.
Chia seeds are rich in antioxidants that help protect the body from free radicals, aging and cancer. The high antioxidant profile also helps them have a long shelf life. They last almost two years without refrigeration.
Two tablespoons of Chia seeds contain 18 percent of the DRI for calcium, 35 percent for phosphorus, 24 percent for magnesium and about 50 percent for manganese. These nutrients help you prevent hypertension and maintain a healthy weight, and are important for energy metabolism and a part of DNA synthesis.
Satiety is the feeling of being full and satisfied, which helps lower food cravings between meals. The combination of protein, fiber and the gelling action of Chia seeds when mixed with liquids all contribute to their satiating effects.
Chia seeds contain no gluten or grains therefore, all of the nutritional benefits of Chia seeds can be obtained on a gluten-free diet.
The outer layer of Chia seeds swells when mixed with liquids to form a gel. This can used in place of eggs to lower cholesterol and increase the nutrient content of foods and baked goods. To make the egg replacement, mix 1 tablespoon of Chia seeds with 3 tablespoons of water and let sit for 15 minutes.
Can Be Digested Whole
Unlike flaxseeds, which are also high in Omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and minerals, Chia seeds do not need to be ground in order to obtain their nutrient or egg-replacement benefits.
A study published in the “British Journal of Nutrition” showed that Chia seeds as a dietary fat source can lower triglycerides and cholesterol levels while increasing HDL or “good” cholesterol. The study also found that when substituting Chia seeds for other fat sources, such as corn oil, the ALA was able to prevent high triglyceride levels and reduce central obesity.
Blood Sugar Regulation
Chia seeds can play an important role in regulating insulin levels. They can reduce insulin resistance and decrease abnormally high levels of insulin in the blood.
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NOTE: Orders 10 lbs. & Greater will (at Gerbs discretion) ship in one large Bulk bag/package. Please email us prior to placing your order, with special requests to avoid bulk shipments (additional charges applicable). The buyer will assume all return shipping fee’s back to Gerbs and from Gerbs to the original shipping address. Email us directly: email@example.com
STORAGE OF GERBS SEEDS
The high antioxidant profile also helps them have a long shelf life. They last almost two years without refrigeration. They can also be put into Freezer Ziplocks and frozen.
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