Chia Seed Powder
Enjoyed for centuries by ancient cultures throughout Central America as a food and medicine, the chia seed is an abundant source of omega fats, protein, antioxidants and dietary fiber. Our Chia Powder is made from 100% organic chia seeds. Flavor-neutral chia seeds absorb liquid and form a gel, which helps to support hydration and tame the appetite. Versatile Chia Powder can be used as a flour substitute and to thicken soups and smoothies.
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Heritage Crop of the Aztecs
Navitas Naturals offers another great way to enjoy chia seeds - a versatile and convenient powder! Chia is the Maya word for “strength”. You’ll find lots of strength in Navitas Naturals Chia Seed Powder, which contains an abundance of good-for-you nutrients that can be added to virtually any meal.
- How to use it
- Flour Substitute
- Energy Bars
Product of Mexico/Argentina/Paraguay
Chia was cultivated by Aztecs, Incans and Maya for centuries, and was so valuable to the Aztecs that it was used as a currency. Now a popular modern crop, Navitas Naturals Chia Seeds are grown on organic chia seed farms in Mexico, Argentina and Paraguay. The fast growing herb, part of the mint family, flowers in beautiful hues of white, blue and even purple shades. The small, shiny, oval seeds continue to be prized in modern times.
To make Navitas Naturals Chia Powder, our premium organic seeds are milled into a fine powder making it easy to add to recipes or smoothies. Our chia powder is a single ingredient product and we use no carriers, solvents, fillers or any other ingredients. It is certified organic, kosher & gluten-free.
- Micronutrient Lineup
- Omega Fatty Acids
- Vitamins, Antioxidants
- Iron, Calcium
Navitas Naturals Chia Powder contains all the healthy goodness of the whole chia seed including antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Chia powder's omega fatty acids are eight times more abundant than salmon gram-for-gram! The incredible stability of the chia seed means the nutritional benefits won't degrade over time compared with other oil-rich foods.
Strength & Endurance
Chia is the Maya word for strength, signifying a reverence for the power of the plant among ancient civilizations. Traders and warriors have been said to drink special preparations to maintain strength and endurance on long journeys. Chia powder can keep you feeling full and energized longer because it contains protein that is easy to digest, and it's an excellent source of fiber.
Chia is a healthy food, not a miracle drug. These statements herein have not been reviewed by the FDA. Navitas Naturals products are not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease.
- Health Properties
- Omega Fatty Acids
A Gluten-Free Supplement
Traditionally, chia seeds were roasted and ground into flour called ‘Chianpinolli’ and used to make tortillas, tamales and an Aztec beverage called ’Chianatoles’. Navitas Naturals Chia Powder is perfect for sprinkling on top of cereals, oatmeal and salads, or add it to baked goods, chia crackers, piecrusts and more. You can also utilize chia powder as a vegan egg substitute - as you would flaxseed powder. Due to its gelling properties, you can use chia powder as a thickener for soups, smoothies and shakes. It has a neutral, mild nutty flavor that is not overpowering in recipes.
Chia Powder: Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the difference between the Chia Seeds and Chia Powder?
A: The powder is simply a cold-milled version of the whole chia seeds. The nutritional properties by weight are similar. Simply mix a spoonful of this nutritious mildly nutty powder in with oatmeal or yogurt, or enjoy as a gluten-free flour substitute.
Q: What is the best way to use chia powder?
A: Unlike Chia Seeds, the powder does not form a gel when mixed with liquid. Chia powder is extremely versatile and can be added to smoothies, cereals, yogurt, and can also be used as a flour in baking and cooking.