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Chia Bia

    • Chia is a tiny seed, harvested from the plant, Salvia hispanica and added to food to boost nutrition
    • Chia or Salvia Hispanica (it’s latin name) is a plant with purple or white flowers that’s native to Mexico and Central America
    • It’s seeds which are black or white in colour are harvested because of their impressive nutrient profile
    • These seeds are then used by individuals looking to boost their nutrition the easy way
    • Chia has been around for centuries as history tells us that the Aztecs and Mayans used the seeds as currency and offered it to their gods in ceremonies
    • Used for wounds, colds and sore throats, upset stomachs, body odours, prostate problems and constipation, chia was worshiped for it’s health benefits
    • However, when the Spanish Conquistadors arrived and banished Chia, the seed disappeared from common knowledge and it hasn’t resurfaced until recent years when Dr
    • Wayne Coates re-discovered the seed and brought it back to commercialisation
    • Even though the Spanish invaders tried their hardest to abolish Chia, it did survive in small clusters of tribes that managed to escape the Spanish onslaught
    • One such tribe was the Tarahumara Indians of the Copper Canyon in Mexico
    • They are legendary for their long distance running ability and are known to annoy Nike who sponsor marathons across the US when they breeze past ultra marathoners wearing only sandals and chewing on Chia seeds
    • What is chia Christopher McDougall has helped grow awareness of Chia seeds through his now famous book ‘Born to Run‘ where he explores the life and running habits of the Tarahumara Indians
  • Chia Bia Milled Chia Seed - 315g

    Chia Bia® uses Salvia hispanica L. (CHIA), a uniquely beneficial seed which is high in Omega 3,...
    £8.92£9.99
  • Chia Bia Whole Chia Seed - 400g

    Chia Bia® uses Salvia hispanica L. Chia Bia Whole Chia Seed 400g. (CHIA), a uniquely beneficial...
    £8.92£9.99
  • Chia Bia Chia & Blueberry Mix - 260g

    Chia Bia brings together two super foods where nutraceuticals meets nature, 10g of this powder is...
    £8.03£9.99
  • Chia Bia Chia & Cranberry Mix - 260g

    Chia Bia brings together two super foods where nutraceuticals meets nature, 10g of this powder is...
    £8.03£9.99
  • Chia Bia Chia Seed With Apple & Cinnamon - 260g

    Chia, Apple & Cinnamon is 100% natural, gluten-free, high in Omega 3, fibre & a source of complete...
    £7.92£9.99
  • Chia Bia Chia Oil Capsules - 90 Capsules

    Chia Oil is a natural Omega 3 supplement that is derived by cold pressing 100% chia (Salvia...
    £11.40£14.99
  • Chia Bia Organic Chocolate Apricot Pumpkin Bar - 40g

    Organic Chia Chocolate Apricot Pump Bar. A yummy snack bar with almonds, apricots and pumpkin...
    £1.50£1.55
  • Chia Bia Organic Chocolate Cranberries Coconut Bar - 40g

    A yummy snack bar with almonds, cranberries, sultanas and coconut, with added chia, a source of...
    £1.50£1.55
  • Chia Bia Gluten Free Choc Chip Biscuits - 150g

    Chia bia’s range of Chia Crunch Biscuits come in packs of 12 Delicious Gluten Free Treats.. Chia...
    £2.45£3.09
  • Chia Bia Chia & Blueberry Mix - 100g

    This natural Blueberry & Chia mix gives you added antioxidants along with the goodness of chia.....
    £3.96£4.99
  • Chia Bia Chia & Cranberry Mix - 100g

    Natural Cranberry powder is made using only water and berries, then mixed with highly nutritious...
    £3.96£4.99
  • Chia Bia Milled Chia Seed - 150g

    Milled Seed is the Whole Seed ground up, nothing added, just pure Chia with a different texture....
    £3.96£4.99
  • Chia Bia Whole Chia Seed - 200g

    Chia bia Whole Seeds are high in OMEGA 3, Fibre, Protein & Antioxidants and easy to use.. Chia Bia...
    £3.96£4.99
  • Chia Bia Whole Chia Seed Single Serve - 15g

    Chia Bia Whole Chia Seed Single Serve. Whole Chia Seeds – Chia Bia uses Salvia hispanica L....
    £0.80£1.00
  • Chia Bia Crunch - Chocolate Chip with Chia Seeds - 12.5g

    Chia bia’s range of Chia Crunch Biscuits come in packs of 12 Delicious Gluten Free Treats.. Chia...
    £2.53£2.99
  • Chia Bia Crunch - Ginger Crunch with Chia Seeds - 12.5g

    Chia bia’s range of Chia Crunch Biscuits come in packs of 12 Delicious Gluten Free Treats.. Chia...
    £2.53£2.99
  • Chia Bia Whole Chia Seed - 200g

    Chia bia Whole Seeds are high in OMEGA 3, Fibre, Protein & Antioxidants and easy to use.. Chia Bia...
    £4.12£4.99
  • Chia Bia Gluten Free Ginger Crunch Biscuits - 150g

    Chia bia’s range of Chia Crunch Biscuits come in packs of 12 Delicious Gluten Free Treats.. Chia...
    £2.45£3.70
    out of stock until 25 December 2016
  • Chia Bia Organic Chocolate Nut & Seed Bar - 40g

    A yummy snack bar with cashew nuts, hazelnuts and almonds, with added chia, a source of omega 3,...
    £1.50£1.55
    out of stock until 25 December 2016