The Chia it a seed pre-Columbian, is a very small seed but very powerful. It is very flexible and can be consumed easily.
Chia is a oleaginous seed, but is different from other oleaginous in its fatty content. The Chia has essential fatty acids Omega-3 (poly-unsaturated), and only 10 % are saturated fatty acids.
The fonts of Omega-3 being very rare in the world, Chia seed must retain our attention because it helps regulate cholesterol and triglycerides, blood clotting, skin cells, membranes, mucous and nerves.
In addition of its high content of Omega-3 Chia has also others components very interesting for human nutrition: antioxidants, fiber, protein, vitamins B1, B2, B3, and minerals as phosphorus, calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc and copper.