In the Mayan language ''Chia'' means power. The seeds of chia or chia or golden chia usually come from the Spanish Salvia (Salvia hispanica) of the Heilanthus family. For many centuries, these small seeds were used by the Indians of the American Southwest and Mexico as a staple food. In the ancient Aztecs, Chia seeds, also known as "the running food" because they were used as a source of increased energy.
They have great nutritional value, they are rich in ω-3 fatty acids, proteins and fiber. In particular, their nutritional statement per 100 grams provides approximately 400 kilocalories, 30 grams of fat, 4.5 grams of carbohydrates, 31 grams of fiber and 21 grams of protein.
Typically, chia seeds are small, oval, about 1 mm in diameter. They are dotted with brown, gray, black and white.
Using them is extremely easy!
Regarding the recommended dosage, the daily consumption of two tablespoons of the seeds in any form seems to have a very helpful effect in maintaining the health and physical condition of the body.