Chia is the seed of South American herb Salvia Hispania L.
It is reputed to have been a staple food of the Aztecs, and remains a core food in Mexico and Guatemala.
Chia boasts abundant Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, in an optimum ratio for good health.
It also provides protein, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
It contains vitamins A, B1,2,3,6 and 8, plus E, plus calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and zinc.