Code:

-16%
Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds Organic

Manufacturer: Vitalvibe

Quantity: 500 g

Reviews: (0 reviews)

Availability: In stock More than 5 pieces in stock

Recommended price:
-16% 249 Kč
less by 40 Kč

209 Kč
tax incl.

Need help?

Customer service: (+420) 608 984 825

Ask question online

  • Details
  • Properties
  • Related articles (38)
  • Counselling
  • Reviews (0)

Treat yourself to chia seeds in the best RAW and BIO quality possible! Thanks to organic growing and gentle processing, you can be sure that our chia seeds do not contain any hazardous substances.

Chia is a complex functional food that is appreciated worldwide. They are an excellent source of fibre and protein and contain a wealth of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They are also the richest known plant source of omega-3 essential fatty acids.

Chia are the oily seeds of the herbSalvia hispanica, native to the mountainous regions of Central America. This annual plant grows to a height of approximately 1 metre and is characterised by its white or purple flowers. The fruits are grey to black seeds with a pleasant neutral taste, which are a real boon to our health.

The story of chia seeds

The beneficial effects of chia seeds were known even to the ancient Aztecs and Mayans, who used them mainly as a source of invigoration and energy. This is where the name "chia", the Mayan word for "strength", originated.

Aztec warriors ate chia during their expeditions. The Indians of southwestern North America, who traveled from the Colorado River to the Pacific Ocean in search of trade, ate chia seeds mixed with water. Chia can quickly fill you up and replenish important nutrients for a long time.

This traditional snack is still popular today as a great source of energy during physical exertion. No wonder chia seeds are sometimes called 'runner's food'. They have the ability to provide vitality and stamina during long sporting events.



What makes chia seeds great?

Chia seeds contain plenty of healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and fibre. That's why they are not only popular with athletes. They're also great for daily protein and health supplements, especially for people on a plant-based diet or diet.

Chia seeds are a rich source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in an ideal ratio (3:1), which are important for the proper functioning of the heart and nervous system.

The seeds also contain minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium, which are important for the health of the whole body, and you will find vitamins B1 and B6 and vitamin E.

5 reasons to eat our Organic & RAW chia seeds

  1. They are a wholesome complex food
    They are a source of antioxidants, high in protein, fibre and many other vitamins and minerals.
  2. They give you energy
    Chia will give you a boost of energy that lasts for a good while.
  3. They help keep you feeling full
    Chia absorb a relatively large amount of water, mainly because they contain a lot of soluble fibre. This also slows down digestion and is good for the gut microbiome. This can be particularly useful during dieting.
  4. They are easily digestible
    The human body can digest chia seeds very easily.
  5. They are easy to prepare and store
    Chia seeds can be used in smoothies, soups, porridges, crackers and desserts. They are also a great thickener. They are easy to store and will keep dry for a long time without spoiling.
  6. 100% natural quality
    With our chia seeds you can be sure you are using the best you can get in organic and raw quality.



Where do our chia seeds come from?

Organic chia seeds are grown in Peru, where the best climatic conditions for producing high quality varieties are found. Thanks to organic farming methods and gentle processing techniques, they retain their full nutritional richness.



Uses

The uses of chia seeds in the kitchen are truly diverse:

  • They are suitable whole and ground for puddings, porridges, fruit and nut mixes, salads and muesli.
  • They are also a great ingredient for healthy bars and raw balls.
  • The seeds can also be added directly to smoothies without soaking.
  • You can also grind them into a fine powder and use this as a binding and thickening ingredient.
  • For more inspiration on modifying chia seeds, check out our recipes.

Our tip: If you want to increase the digestibility of chia seeds, we recommend pouring 1:7 water over them and letting them sit for 20 minutes. They form a specific jelly-like gel, soften and are easier to chew and digest. Learn more about activating the fruits in this video.

Instructions for making chia porridge:



Read more

Quantity:

500g

Nutritional valuesper 100 g
Energy value2035 kJ/486 kcal
Fats32 g
of which saturated3 g
Carbohydrates38 g
of which sugars6,2 g
Fibre30 g
Protein20 g
Salt**0,04 g
Omega-320 g
Omega-66 g

* Reference intake values

** in the form of naturally occurring sodium

These seeds are:

  • Naturally gluten-free
  • uncooked
  • non-GMO

Recommended dosage:

1-2 tablespoons per day (5-10 g), maximum recommended amount 15 g per day.

Storage:

Store in a dark, dry and cool place (max. 10°C). Nuts are naturally high in fat and may be prone to rancidity at higher temperatures.

The packaging should be removed after use.always close it well.

Data sheet

Form:Seeds
Country of Origin:Paraguay
Raw:YES
Vegan:Yes
Gluten-Free:Yes
OrganicYes

Related articles and recipes

Diet protein balls with apple fibre

Those balls are not only a source of healthy energy and necessary protein but they are also great for your digestion thanks to the apple flax and chia seeds. Moreover, they’re a lighter alternative to protein bars as well as they don’t contain so many nuts.

Go to recipe

Cashew yoghurt with raw strawberry jam

Not only you can make milk or cheese out of nuts, but you can even make vegan yoghurt. You only need probiotics that do the entire job for you. Add some fruit and you will get a healthy snack.

Go to recipe

Healthy Breakfast: Mango Chia Pudding

Chia pudding with fruits is a great option for your breakfast! Chia seeds provide a long-lasting energy for hours. They have a high content of proteins and a lot of fibre.

Go to recipe

Sunwarrior smoothie s hruškou

Smoothie je jednoduché a rychlé, poslouží jako výživná snídaně nebo svačinka během dne. V jedné sklenici do sebe dostanete proteiny, ale i vitamíny, zdravé tuky a spoustu dalších látek. Začněte s ním každý den a sami poznejte ten rozdíl!

Go to recipe

Vegan Christmas Eve Dinner According To Terka

Christmas preparations are approaching to their end but the most important thing is still ahead. The preparation of Christmas Eve dinner doesn’t have to be a struggle if we plan everything thoroughly and invite small or big helpers who put their hand to the plow so that we all can finally sit at the common table and taste treats we have prepared. Have a look with us at the tips, how to create a Christmas Eve menu which is based on vegetable food only. Simply healthy and deliciously!

Read article

Practical tips for raw diet beginners

Time flies and we are back with our monthly miniseries about the beginnings on raw diet. In the second episode, we try to disprove some myths that every vegan living in the world of omnivores certainly faces. We offer some proven advice about how to deal with these false assumptions and to answer with smile and grace. We also include a couple of tips on what to eat and  how to create an inspirational diet for yourselves.

Read article

Healthy Breakfast: Detox Breakfast Superfood Porridge

This super-healthy breakfast in form of a bowl full of superfood will make your day. Would you bet it?

Go to recipe

Autumn detox

Exuberant summer was replaced by peaceful autumn and we should prepare for the season of the calm serenity, for winter. In readiness for it, we should tidy both our households and our bodies and minds. Let the useless things go -that’s the motto of autumn. It is not a coincidence then, that the organs connected with autumn are lungs, large gut and skin. We bring you some inspiration of how to boost them up so that you don´t get stuck and your life flows smoothly.

Read article

How To Take Care of Your Heart

Heart is a symbol of love, joy, happiness, honesty and bravery. From childhood, we create different kinds of hearts for our parents, first loves, favourite pets or other beings. Heartbeat means life. There´s no doubt about the importance of heart. Many people, however, forget about it and even give it a thrashing. How to take care of your heart to keep it healthy and to make yourself happy?

Read article

Tips for Nutritious Snacks for Your Children

What comes to your mind when someone mentions September? Some of you may associate it with Indian summer or the beginning of colourful autumn. However, I bet most of you relate the beginning of September with the beginning of the school year even if you stopped being a school child long time ago. And many of our readers surely come back to school via their children every year. Dear parents, this article is primarily for you.

Read article

5 Raw Salad Dressings

Nevermore than in the summer, vegetables are pleasantly fresh and crispy and taste for light salad grows in correlation with the air temperature. That’s why we have prepared for you 5 raw/vegan dressings that will make this year’s salad season more diverse.

Go to recipe

Raw Cauliflower Salad with Walnuts and Dill

The cauliflower season is just on and dill fans will surely enjoy this original salad.

Go to recipe

Raw Sandwiches

Raw sandwiches are ideal for journeys. They enable an endless variability in their fillings so everybody can enjoy their taste.

Go to recipe

A month under the sign of lunar woman: Mother

The noon is from time immemorial associated with magic and miracles and those exactly happen in woman´s body during this phase. The aspect of reckless virgin, we described in the previous article is followed by the archetype of caring mother.

Read article

A Month Under the Sign of Lunar Woman: Virgin

The moon is waxing slowly but surely and it means in case of many women, that the aspect of energetic Virgin starts to rule their bodies and minds. This aspect replaces and follows naturally the aspect of Old woman which you can read about in our previous article.

Read article

Breakfast Granola Cake with Fruit

Do you enjoy spoiling yourself in the morning? Enjoy nutritional breakfast – granola with coconut cream and lots of fresh fruit!

Go to recipe

Allergies – How Close Are We to an Era When People Are Allergic to the World

Unfortunately, the figures speak loud and clear. As well as in a case of diabetes, autism or infertility, also a number of allergies is rising in recent years. Almost every second European is allergic to something, almost every third one suffers from asthma. In the United States, these figures are even higher. Why is this happening? Could we get rid of allergies?

Read article

Spring Salad with Wild Blossoms

Go to the countryside and pick up some fresh spring herbs. You can use them to make light salad decorated with wild blossoms.

Go to recipe

Chia balls with carob

Chia balls provide you with energy for all day long. Smooth and creamy texture caused by nut butter gives you a chance to use your creativity and decorate chia balls with whatever comes to your mind. Try cinnamon, coconut flakes or hemp seeds.

Go to recipe

Raw Vegan Fruity Chocolate Breakfast Bars

With all the different protein bars out there, how do you know which one to choose? Well, now you don’t have to stress about the choice.

Go to recipe

Výběr dotazů z Poradny

Zde nám můžete položit otázku a naši odborníci se Vám ji pokusí odpovědět.



Ask a question

Váš dotaz byl úspěšně odeslán našemu týmu. Děkujeme za otázku!
Hide the form
Leave blank
Name
Question
 

We're sorry we can't share with you
all the information about this product.

Various EU laws and regulations severely limit the extent to which we (and all other food business operators) can communicate the health benefits that these products offer to people.

Our long-standing customers are already intimately familiar with these foods, and they keep coming back to us for them. We also ask you to do your own research. You may discover much more about the potential benefits of these gifts of nature for your health...

John Noah

Founder of Vitalvibe