Chia seeds are tiny unprocessed whole-grain black seeds from the mint family plant Salvia Hispanica .
The plant grows naturally in South America where it has been part of the Mayan and Aztec diet for centuries.
These tiny seeds can expand to hold about 10 times their dry weight in liquid. When they absorb liquid, the seeds swell into a gel-like ball
It has become a modern day super food. It is very rich in nutrients and antioxidants.
HOW TO USE THEM?
People already allergic to other seeds should consume them with caution.