Salvia hispanica L.
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Organic or Conventional
Pinole (dried and ground chia seeds) can be used to make breads, noodles, biscuits, etc.
Natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, proteins, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. The most important antioxidants in these seeds are: chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, myricetin, kaempferol, quercetin, beta-carotene (vitamin E) and tocopherol (vitamin E).
Preliminary Health Research
Chia flour can be stored for a long time because it has antioxidants and can be easily transported on long journeys.
It has no cholesterol.
It can be used like any other type of flour.