Chia seeds: A small way to make a big difference

Chia seeds are a little food that pack a big, nutritious punch! They are full of antioxidants that protect our bodies against free radicals and they are also full of fiber which is excellent for our digestive health. Chia seeds are an easy way to add minerals to your diet- they're are full of calcium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese, niacin, and magnesium.

Berry Chia Jam

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per recipe
Serving size: 2
Calories 38 Amount per serving

Content % Daily Value
Total Fat 11g 14%
Unsaturated Fat <1g 1%
Sodium 0.97mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 9%
Total Sugars 2g  
Protein <1g  
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Mazzullo, N. 2021, Mixed Berry Chia Jam, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Cooking Series, Season 1, Episode 3

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