Chiatrition Chia seeds_Unison Int'l Co :: Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Chiatrition Chia seed, superior to other plant and marine sources of Omega 3 - the essential fatty acid, it is low in sodium, high in protein, lipids, fibre and antioxidants, fewer carbs than most other grains, it is valued as an ideal energy source for athletic endurance, and now called "Superfoods".

 

* Omega 3
Chia seed has 8 times more omega 3 than salmon, more importantly, chia doesn't contain cholesterol and toxic heavy metal components as fish and other marine or animal products.

 

* Calcium
Chia seed contains 5 times more calcium than milk.

 

* Protein
Chia seed possesses 23 percent protein, this is higher than other traditional cereals such as wheat(13.7 %), corn(9.4 %), rice(6.5 %), oats(16.9 percent) and barley(12.5 %).

 

 

* Fibre
Comparing the fibre content of chia, it has 1.6, 2.3, 2.6, 8.3 and 9.8 times more fibre per 100 grams of an edible portion than barley, wheat, oats, corn and rice, respectively.

* Iron
Comparing iron content of chia seed with other traditional iron-rich sources products, chia seed has 6, 1.8, and 2.4 times more iron per 100 grams of edible portion than spinach, lentils, and beef liver.

* Antioxidants and vitamins and minerals
Chia contains high portion of antioxidants, and that makes it a very stable source of omega 3, and enables us to store chia seed and flour for extended periods of time without becoming rancid.  Chia seed is also a good source of B vitamins.

 

                                    Nutritional information

 

Average per 10g

Average per 100g

Energy

192Kj

1920Kj

Protein

2.0g

20.4g

Fat, total

3.4g

30.4g

  Saturated

0.4g

4.0g

  Monounsaturated

0.3g

3.3g

      Omega 5

3.4mg

34.0mg

      Omega 7

3.5mg

35.0mg

      Omega 9

201.1mg

2011mg

  Polyunsaturated

2.6g

26.4g

      Omega 3

1.9g

19.3g

      Omega 6

0.7g

7.1g

Carbohydrates

3.7g

37.0g

Sugars

0.0g

0.0g

Fibre

3.6g

36.0g

Calcium

50mg

500mg

Potassium

50mg

500mg

Magnesium

29mg

290mg

Iron

0.6mg

6.4mg

Phosphorous

60mg

600mg