Chia seeds are seeds from the Salvia hispanica plant. They are small, black-and-white seeds that are high in omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants and calcium. The seeds, which are often sold a... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Whether chia seeds or flax seeds are better depends on the specific nutrition values being sought, but chia seeds are more convenient and offer a few more nutritional advantages than flax seeds. However, both seed types ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content

The simplest method to grow chia seeds is to place them in a clay or terra cotta growing dish set in a larger plate filled with water. Place a clear glass or plastic cover over the plate and dish, and place them in diffu... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

Chia seeds come from the plant Salvia hispanica, which grows in Mexico. The Mayan and Aztec cultures used chia seeds as an energy booster, as they provide carbohydrates, protein and fiber. More »

Chia is an edible seed that is extracted from the desert plant Salvia hispanica. The seeds are highly concentrated in healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants and calcium. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

There is no technical limit on how many Chia seeds you can eat in one day, but it is recommended that they are consumed in moderation. Many nutritionists suggest a daily dose of 20 grams, or roughly two tablespoons. More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Chia seeds may be soaked before consumption, which causes the seeds to release a gelatinous substance that makes them easier to swallow and move through the digestion tract. Another option is to grind the seeds and blend... More » Food Cooking Nuts & Grains