Adding ground chia to your diet boosts your intake of dietary fiber, a type of carbohydrate. Unlike the other carbohydrates in your diet, such as sugar and starch, your body does not break down fiber as a source of energy, and instead passes fiber through your system unchanged. This means that the fiber in foods will help fill you up, but doesn’t add to the calorie content of your meal. Fiber also benefits your health by slowing digestion -- fiber-rich foods release sugar into your bloodstream slowly, so you avoid the blood sugar spikes that negatively affect your energy levels between meals. An ounce of ground chia contains approximately 10 grams of fiber -- 36 percent of your daily fiber intake if you follow a 2,000-calorie diet
Ground chia also benefits your health due to its fat content. Chia seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids, a type of healthy fat that your body can’t make on its own, so you need to get it from your diet. Omega-3 fatty acids help keep your cardiovascular system healthy as you age and reduce the risk of heart disease, and also aid in brain functioning. An ounce of ground chia contains 5.1 grams of omega-3 fatty acids, your entire recommended daily intake of the fats
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GCP IMPORT EXPORT S.R.L started in 2012 producing and exporting superfoods from Bolivia. The company come from a family background that has more than 35 years in the agricultural business.
We own and control the whole production chain of chia seed, organic and conventional. From our own cropping fields, throughtout the cleaning process Until our high quality ready to sell product;Certifying the quality and sustainability for long term contracts.
Why choose GCP
•Traceability. We know exactly where it comes each grain, from the field to the container..
•Certifications. ISO 22000, ISO 9000, Kosher, Halal, Organic.
•Volume Production. 2000-3000 Metric Tons per year from 5 different countries with the same quality.
•Sub-Products: Chia Oil, Chia Flour, Ground Chia.
•Social Responsibility – We work and collaborate with the communities near our fields.
•GCP Import Export S.R.L has legal permission in accordance with the EU Novel Foods Regulation to export chia seed to Europe.
GCP Import Export has legal permission in accordance with the EU Novel Foods Regulation to export chia seed to Europe.