Chia Seeds – Khaloos Organics – 100Grams
Chia seeds may seem like a modern fad, but their use actually goes back hundreds of years, But back then, chia seeds weren’t staples in breakfast bowls and smoothies. Some people mixed them with flour to make tortillas, while others combined them with water and cooked them to make a porridge or soup. The seeds even had medicinal uses, and were used to treat a range of ailments, from fever to inflammation
What Are the Nutrition Facts of Chia Seeds?
Why are chia seeds so popular now? A key reason may be their reputation as nutritional powerhouses: One tablespoon (tbsp) of chia seeds contains about 69 calories, as well as, roughly:
- 2 grams (g) protein
- 5 g fat (1 g saturated, 7 g polyunsaturated, 1 g monounsaturated, and 0 g trans)
- 6 g carbs
- 5 g fiber