Organic Omega 3 Chia Seed by Greens+ (Orange Peel Enterprises) 1 lbs Seeds Organic Omega 3 Chia Seed 1 lbs Seeds Product Salvia hispanica also known as Chia (pronounced chee’ah) is the richest and only unprocessed whole food source of pure Omega3. A member of the mint family Chia is native to Central America and has been used traditionally for over 3000 years. Ancient Aztec warriors prized Chia as an endurance-promoting Superfood eating it in bread just before battle and drinking it in water before running long distances on foot. Mixed in lemonade or fruit juice (known as chia fresca) Omega3 Chia seed quickly becomes a refreshing performance-enhancing energy drink. Due to its high fiber content (more than 35 ) Chia seed has the remarkable ability to absorb ten times its weight in water making it an excellent source of hydration. Omega3 Chia’s fiber forms a gel that slows the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream binds it to toxins in the digestive system and helps eliminate waste.