Buying bulk chia seeds (also called salvia hispanica) is an excellent way to save on this popular superfood. Most grocery stores sell chia seeds for around $12/lb! Because chia seeds have a 5 year shelf life, it is very reasonable to purchase in quantities of 10 and 25 pounds. Food manufacturer’s like bakeries, juice company’s, health food restaurants and more can all save a great deal by buying chia seeds in bulk.
Still unsure? Check out our blog article 5 Reasons to Buy Bulk Chia Seeds.
We also sell chia seeds in a convenient 2.5 lb jar for only $7.00/lb – Free shipping!
Chosen Foods offers a variety of quantities for OEM & Wholesale customers. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a price quote on pallets or truckload quantities of chia seeds for your business.
Nutrition Business Journal estimates that total consumer sales of products containing chia (functional food and supplements) will grow as much as another 160 percent, after a 90% increase in 2012. ”While many of the finished products we’re seeing on the market have latched on to omega-3 claims, chia’s high fiber content and satiating effect lend the ingredient to other in-demand health claims. A recent survey showed that as many as 87 percent of American consumers believe it’s important to get enough fiber in their diets and 44 percent want to get that fiber through finished products with high fiber content. ”
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Chia Seeds are the highest source of natural, plant-based omega-3 fatty acids - housing 800 mg more than ground flax. Two tablespoons of chia have more omega-3 than two servings of salmon.
Omega-3 fatty acids are vital in optimizing heart health, boosting brain function, enhancing mood, fighting inflammation, and strengthening the immune system.
Unlike fish oil, AztecChia™ does not contain the risk of heavy metals accumulation or overconsumption of EPA & DHA. Epidemiologic studies report that ALA (Alpha Linoleic Acid) has a very valuable, unique role in the body – taking fish oil is not enough by itself. Omega-3 fatty acids from plant sources should be included in a cardioprotective diet, especially for pregnant women and those managing blood sugar. Read more.
We would do well to learn from healthier cultures around the world whose traditional diet has a higher omega-3 to omega-6 ratio.
Chia has more than double the fiber of ground flax and is gluten free. The fiber in two tablespoons of this little seed is equal to five pieces of whole wheat bread. The high fiber content of AztecChia™ may:
The ancients didn’t need hydration stations – they used chia. Since it binds ten times its weight in water, AztecChia™ locks in the body’s hydration, making it a perfect endurance drink.
Highly trained athletes enhance energy through the sustaining, hydrating power of chia.
It is an ideal fat replacement for baked goods, sauces, dressings, etc. Because it contains zero net carbohydrates and high dietary fiber, AztecChia™ can be eaten with meals to slow the conversion of carbohydrate to blood sugar, keeping you fuller longer and more energized.
Chia has the most protein of all grains including wheat, corn, rice, oat, barley and amaranth. Two tablespoons house as much protein as an egg. It is a complete, vegan protein, containing all essential amino acids.
Protein is crucial for sustaining energy and building lean muscle.
Chia seeds are roughly 20% protein, 25% fat, and 55% carbohydrate – a ratio recommended for daily optimal nutrition.
This warrior’s food is an unparalleled fighter itself, warding off free radicals with its potent, natural antioxidants. Your body is exposed to free radicals – damaging molecules that cause stress to your cells – many times a day through our food, our air, and lifestyle. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals. AztecChia™ may:
AztecChia™ is a rich source of polyphenol antioxidants, surpassing powerhouses like blueberries, cranberries, pomegranates, wine, and tea. Chia seeds last a long time because its high level of antioxidants prevent it from spoiling, evidence of its fighting power in your body.