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SPECIAL NEW YEAR OFFER!!!

                                                         

MYCHIA OMEGA3 Introducing Chia Seeds to the UK


Each Chia seed boxes contain 30*15g sachets of this fantastic superfood from the South Americas. This is natures purest plant source of Omega 3 and 6 along with being loaded with protein, fibre and anti-oxidants.

There are six of our awesome boxes included in this package at a discounted rate on both the product and the postage!!

The product also absorbs up to 12* it's own weight in water, ensuring that it assists in making you feel fuller whilst you help reach you recommended daily doses.

It is also fantastic for the sporty people amongst us, there is a very good reason that the Aztec messengers used to use this as their energy source!

Finally, our product is the first to be approved by the FSA sub-body, the ACNFP, along with being certified by the Soil Association for it's organic status. Provided you with a safe source for this remarkable product.

 

What is Chia?

·       Chia are vegetarian seeds grown and produced from South America

·       Nature’s highest Vegan source of Omega-3 on the planet

·       Complete superfood- A Nutritious Grain

·        “Chia” by definition means “oily” exhibiting essential omega 3 fatty acids

History of Chia

·       Cultivated by the Aztec in pre-Columbian times dating back as early as 3,500 B.C

·       Used by Aztec and Mayan societies for medicinal and food consumption

·       Used as a staple food alongside corn and amaranth

What is Omega-3?

·       Omega-3 is known as the “good healthy fats”

·       Omega-3 is essential for healthy well being

·       Omega-3 can help towards a:

-        Healthy Heart

-        Immune system

-        Bones & Joints

-        Learning & Concentration

-        Healthy weight management

Other features of Chia:

·       Chia seeds are 100% vegan/vegetarian

·       High quality proteins

·       Good source of fibre

·       Vitamins and minerals

·       Healthy anti-oxidants

·       Highly suitable for people who can’t eat meat or fish products

·       Free from Cholesterol and Trans fats

·       Non GMO

 

Information on Chia Seeds:

·        Salvia hispanica, commonly known as chia, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala.

·        “Chia” by definition means “oily” exhibiting essential omega 3 fatty acids

·        Chia seeds readily absorb large amounts of water therefore high moisture content

·        Chia is the richest plant based source of Omega 3, dietary fibre, protein and anti oxidants.

·        We refer to Chia as Nature’s complete superfood because it is very high in nutrition essential for healthy diet.

·         The 16th century Codex Mendoza provides evidence that it was cultivated by the Aztec in pre-Columbian times; it has been said that it was an important crop.

·        It is still used in Mexico and Guatemala, with the seeds sometimes ground, while whole seeds are used for nutritious drinks and as a food source.

·       Chia seed is applied to be as a 100% natural Omega-3 supplement supplied and distributed to a wide range of outlets including nutritional health companies as well as other health retail stores. Raw whole chia seeds a mixture of both black and white appearance will be packed in clear individual sachets.

·       Chia seeds as a novel ingredient can also be sourced with wide range of baking goods example whole grain bread or cereal blends. Raw Chia/Milled Chia easily distributed into wide range of baking goods such as whole grain bread, cereal blends

·       The chia seeds can also be incorporated into several types of drinks like glass of water or milk. Also apply to as a natural independent source of food which can be categorised and classed with other vegetative seeds like sunflower and sesame seeds. In addition Chia seeds can aim as a daily nutritional snack to produce reasonable amount of good energy throughout the day.

Chia seeds has the ability to be related in many forms :

·       Grounded

·       Crushed

·       Mixed

·       Stirred

·       Sprinkled

Nutritional benefits of Chia:

1.      Omega-3

Essential fatty acids unable to be produced in the body

Recommended daily intake Omega 6: Omega 3 is 5:1

Fundamental part of cell functioning and immune protection

Large concentration of alpha-linolenic fatty acid known to date:  63.2%. 

 

2.      Protein

Chia is a protein source of high-biological value, providing all essential amino acids: isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan and valine

Proteins are a part of our bodily structure and provide the necessary material for growth and repair of human tissues and organs; for example, keratin is present in the skin, nails and hair; collagen is present in bones, tendons and cartilages, and elastin is mostly found in ligaments

 3.      Fibre

Fibre is structural part which can’t be broken or digested in the digestive system

Fibre can be soluble (found in oatmeal, nuts and fruit) and insoluble fibre (wheat bran, vegetables and wholegrain)

Chia seeds have total 40% of both fibre sources

4.      Anti-oxidants

Other chemical elements involved is group of “natural anti oxidants such as phenolic glycoside-Q and K, cholorgenic acid, caffeic acid, quercetin and kaempferol” (Reyes-Caudillo et al., 2007).

5.      Vitamins and Minerals

Rich in Vitamin B nutrition

High source of calcium and phosphorus

Energy packed than cereals

Characteristics:

Light nutty taste, odourless, easy to add to your recipes without altering its taste

 

Benefits of Chia:

HEALTHY HEART

The Omega 3 ALA found in Chia is especially important for a healthy heart and research has shown it can be beneficial for lowering cholesterol, maintaining artery function and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. The heart foundation recommends a daily intake of 2g of Omega 3 ALA as opposed to Omega 3 DHA (found in fish oil) which should be consumed twice a week.

ENERGY LEVELS

Chia provides a sustained release of energy into the body. Many of our consumers are athletes who eat Chia to improve endurance and aid joint mobility and muscle repair.

FIBRE DIET

Consuming fibre helps to lower cholesterol in the body, aids intestinal health and can reduce the risk and occurrence of colon cancer. A high fibre diet has shown to improve blood sugar control and may help to assist some people with their diabetes management.

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

Chia Seed has the effect of thickening or bulking up food and therefore can give you a full sensation when you add it to food. This can result in you taking in fewer calories over the day and assist with weight loss. Chia also provides a slow release of energy which can sustain you for longer.

HEALTHY SKIN, HAIR and NAILS

Chia contains a high source of Omega 6 LA, antioxidants and protein which are all important for healthy skin. Studies have shown a diet containing antioxidants can slow the process of aging in the body. Hair and nails are also mostly made of protein. The human body uses protein to build and repair tissues and needs relatively large amounts of protein and must draw on it from the diet as protein isn't stored in the body. Chia is a great natural source of protein since it contains 20% protein in each serve.

Chemical background

Chia seeds consist of 64% of naturally derived ome essential fatty acids, a component which can’t be produced or synthesised in humans, fibre made up of large polysaccharide that retains water forming a gel like substance. Other chemical elements involved is group of “natural anti oxidants such as phenolic glycoside-Q and K, cholorgenic acid, caffeic acid, quercetin and kaempferol” (Reyes-Caudillo et al., 2007).

  

Physical background

The chia seeds display a unique appearance available in both black and white colours absorbing a huge quantity of water in short period of time. The shape of the chia seeds are constant but surrounded in globule of water, displaying the mechanical strength of individual seeds. Resistant to heat, light as well as temperature cycles. Storing the chia seeds is unaffected regardless where the material is kept in any type of conditions therefore no requirments or storage conditions is needed being environmentally friendly and manufactuirng costs low 


Nutritional Information

Per Sachets 15g of Chia. 30 Sachets per box.

 

 

 

Amount Per Sachet

 

% Daily Value

Calories (kcal)

79Kcal

4%

Protein (g)

3.1g

6%

Carbohydrates (g)

3g

1%

Total Fat (g)

4.9g

6%

    Saturated Fat (g)

0.5g

 

    Trans Fat (g)

0g

 

    Monounsaturated Fat (g)

0.3g

 

    Polyunsaturated Fat (g)

4.1g

 

Omega-3 (ALA) (g)

3.2g

100%plus

Omega-6 (Linolenic Acid) (g)

0.9g

 

Total Dietary Fibre (g)

6.2g

25%

    Soluble Fibre (g)

0.8g

 

    Insoluble Fibre (g)

5.4g

 

Sodium (mg)

0.3mg

 

Potassium (mg)

105mg

 

Calcium (mg)

107.1mg

10%

Iron (mg)

2.5mg

 

Phosphorus (mg)

160mg

7%

Magnesium (mg)

58.5mg

14%

 

 

 

 

Total Essential Fatty Acids

 

 

Omega-3 Alpha-Linolenic Acid

3200mg

 

Omega-6 Linolenic Acid

900mg

 




Quality Certificates:

Growing Chia seed (Agricultural Process): 

EUREPGAP in our Chia Plantations – This Quality Label guarantees:
a) A minimum detrimental environmental impact of farming operations
b) The reduction of chemical inputs
c) The warranty for a responsible approach to worker´s health and safety.
d) Traceability

Cleaning, Selection and Warehousing (Manufacturing Process):
HACCP Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points and GMP Good Manufacturing Practice (Codex Alimentarius).

This Control System is a systematic and preventive approach for food safety (rather than finished product inspection) that allows us to identify potential food safety hazards in order to control “key” actions in the process, reducing or eliminating risk. GMP Good Manufacturing Practice: This certification ensures a controlled management of the manufacturing processes and a quality control testing. Traceability and, if necessary, recall of damaged products are also enabled by this control.

ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems 
Orientates our corporative activities, towards the achievement of customer satisfaction through consistent products and services, and by applying continuous improvement logic.

GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)

These regulations, which have the force of law, require that manufacturers, processors, and packagers of drugs, medical devices, some food, and blood take proactive steps to ensure that their products are safe, pure, and effective. GMP regulations require a quality approach to manufacturing, enabling companies to minimize or eliminate instances of contamination, mix ups, and errors. 

Kosher Certified

Kosher (also kashrut, kashrus) signifies food that meets with Jewish dietary law.

 What are Chia’s advantages over other Omega-3 sources?


 Oil

Fish

Algae

Flax

Chía

Omega 3 (%)

30,0

37,0

58,0

64,0

Saturated Fats

27,0

50,0

7,0

9,0

Cholesterol

yes

No

no

no

Natural Antioxidants

no

very low

very low

high

Specifications

Fish oil

Algae

Flax

Chia

Appearance

Golden yellow colour

Dark yellow brown colour

Golden, tan and brown colour

Reddish turbid oil

Odour

Fish off smell

Fish smell odour

Flax odour/no off odours

Mild aromatic

Flavour

Fish taste

Fish taste

Nutty taste

Slight nutty taste

Ease of preparation

Refined, Purified and extracted at low parameters to avoid chemical and physical changes

Mechanical and chemical extraction

Extracted and processed in temperatures with absence of light, heat and oxygen

Cold pressed extraction suitable at all controlled parameters

No physical or chemical changes

Storage conditions

Dark containers/low shelf life

Store in refrigerator

Cool and dry place

Dark containers/refrigerated to avoid rancid of oils

Store in cool dry place , dark containers shelf life of 24 months

Primary source

Animal

Vegetarian

Vegetarian

Vegetarian

Environmentally friendly

No

No

Medium

Yes

Long term price

Increases

Increases

Stable

Decrease

Stability issues

Oxidative deterioration lead to decrease in nutrients

Secondary by products harmful to health

Deteriorates in presence of moisture and air

Oxidative deterioration/ changes in taste, flavour and aroma also biological nutrition can also be reduced

Slight oxidation

No toxic properties

Highly stable against many physical factors


MyChia SeedsNature’s Most Nutritious Grain

High in Omega-3 essential fatty acids, antioxidants fibres, and proteins.  

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 OUR CHARGES AS STATED FOR ROYAL MAIL 48HRS STANDARD DELIVERY DOES NOT COME WITH ANY TRACKING.

 IN THE EVENT IF ANY PARCELS ARE NOT RECEIVED BY OUR CUSTOMER, THAN OUR COMPANY WOULD NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY REFUNDS OR CLAIMS BY THE CUSTOMER.

 IF ANY CUSTOMER WISHES TO HAVE ANY TRACKING NUMBER SERVICE THAN THE CHARGES WOLD BE EXTRA £3.00.

 


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INFOODS Ltd
MyChia is a trademarked brand of Chia seed and related products distributed by Infoods Limited.
Company registration number: 06974173

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