PREMIUM QUALITY FOR EXPORT contains 450 GR. Salvia Hispanica L. A Super Food Chia The name comes from the Nahuatl "chian" and "chiactic" which means oily or oily, which illustrates very well what is one of the main benefits of this wonderful seed, which once was an essential part of the staple diet of the Aztecs and Mayans, whom they valued for its great nutritional properties. The use and cultivation of the seed in the Valley of Mexico, dating back to 3500 BC 34% of its weight, that is, a third party is oil, which is comprised of the essential fatty acids, Omega 3 in 64% Omega 6 and 20%; This represents an excellent balance between them, so they can be very well used by the body. The remaining oils, the other 16% is made not essential fatty acids. Contrary to what some claim that the Omegas fish are of better quality for our body, it is proven that the Omegas that come from oil seed Chia and other vegetables are stored and used so well in our body, like those of marine origin. They are called Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) because our body can not produce and therefore must be ingested either through food, this is ideal, either through food supplements; unlike Essential fatty acids, since the latter can produce the body from other nutrients. AGE (Essential Fatty Acids), Omega 3 or alpha-linolenic acid and omega-6 or linoleic acid have very important functions in the body, They are essential for normal functioning of the eyes and the cerebral cortex, the brain region that controls higher functions such as reasoning and memory. Improve the concentration of children and help combat attention deficit, help prevent cardiovascular disease and hypertension normalize; antiinflmatory they have properties; They are necessary to maintain the flexibility of cell membranes; improve the health of the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, reduce cholesterol levels and protect the heart. Chia it is considered a super food because it contains almost all nutrients required by our body, as well as this valuable of essential fatty acids content, is also a rich source of various antioxidants, complete protein, vitamins, minerals and fiber, especially mucilage, which are soft vegetable gums very beneficial functions even our health. Among its most important antioxidants are bioflavonoids, substances with properties much appreciated in medicine as antimicrobial, anticancer, and to decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease, among other effects. Other antioxidants containing CHÍA are chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, myricetin, kaempferol, beta carotene, Quercetin and Tocopherol (vitamin E). The main role of antioxidants is to fight free radicals that occur as a result of metabolic processes and cellular oxidation. A small portion of these free radicals, are positively used by the body, as part of the immune system to eliminate pathogenic organisms. But when the amount of free radicals rises and goes out of control, producing premature aging and degenerative diseases, circulatory system disorders and nervous system, cancer, etc. This is because free radicals damage the DNA of cells, altering its operation and inhibiting regeneration. Chia seeds contain 20% protein of high biological quality. This indicates that it contains all essential amino acids and almost all essential amino acids except Taurine. Essential amino acids are those that our body can not synthesize and must obtain from food and non-essential amino acids are those we make from other substances without any problems. For its rich protein content of high biological quality, chia helps build and regenerate muscle and tissue, therefore it is highly recommended at all stages of life: growth in children and adolescents, pregnancy and postpartum, for athletes in recovery from surgery, maintenance and tightening of the muscles and tissues, etc. Vitamins containing chia are several Complex B: B1, B2, B3, B6 and B8, plus Vitamin D, tocopherols which are precursors of vitamin E and beta carotene are precursors of vitamin A. Chia is rich in minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, selenium, boron and copper. And another very good news, is low in sodium. Another major benefit of chia, is its high fiber content, 40% of its weight fiber, of which 5% is soluble fiber very high molecular weight. Chia when placed in water, the seeds grow to 17 times its original size. This is precisely because the soluble fiber is stretched in water to form gels which when ingested we provide many health benefits: regulate glucose levels and blood cholesterol; They give satiety, help carbohydrates are digested more slowly, providing energy for longer and trap fat molecules, eliminating more easily body and helping in weight control. In addition, insoluble fiber, which does not absorb water or dissolved in it, passes through the digestive tract and intestines, promoting clean and intestinal transit and development of beneficial bacteria, thus preventing many diseases. In short, the core values ??and benefits of chia are: It has 7 times more Omega 3 than salmon, as 20% of their weight are essential fatty acids Omega 3, which makes it a super food for the brain and heart. In only two tablespoons chia seed five grams of Omega 3, equivalent to half a kilo of fish, high in essential fatty acids are obtained. It is 20% complete Poteínas, ie, with all essential amino acids. It has 5 times more calcium than milk. Furthermore calcium chia is biologically assimilable. It has 7 times more vitamin C than oranges. It has 3 times more antioxidants than blueberries. It has 3 times more iron than spinach. It has two times more potassium than bananas. It has three times more selenium than flaxseed. It is high in valuable antioxidants. They help fight and prevent cancer, premature aging, various degenerative diseases. It has 40% of soluble and insoluble fiber. Regulate glucose levels and cholesterol, help fight obesity and constipation. Essential for skin, hair and nails healthy. Fights constipation. Help control overweight and obesity, as to soak increase up to 17 times their size, giving feeling of satiety. Chia is gluten free. Instructions for use: Mix 1 tablespoon with your favorite drink or food, two or three times a day. They help fight obesity and constipation. Essential for skin, hair and nails healthy. Fights constipation. Help control overweight and obesity, as to soak increase up to 17 times their size, giving feeling of satiety. Chia is gluten free. Instructions for use: Mix 1 tablespoon with your favorite drink or food, two or three times a day. They help fight obesity and constipation. Essential for skin, hair and nails healthy. Fights constipation. Help control overweight and obesity, as to soak increase up to 17 times their size, giving feeling of satiety. Chia is gluten free. Instructions for use: Mix 1 tablespoon with your favorite drink or food, two or three times a day.