One 25g serving is a source of all the essential amino acids our body needs to function properly but can’t make itself. It will help towards healthy muscle growth and maintenance as well as optimal skin, hair and nails. Our premium powder is also a boost of omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids that provide 1/3 of your entire day’s recommended intake in one serving. With high fibre it contributes to a healthy digestive system. The nutritional composition of chia seed makes it an ideal source of slow release energy as well as containing muscle-forming protein and omega-3 essential fatty acids.
Pumpkin seeds have been used for centuries in Eastern Europe, India and North America. Scientists began studying the seed when it was found again and again as an ingredient in many folk medicine recipes. What they found was that pumpkin seeds are rich in phosphorus, magnesium and manganese and are a good source of other minerals including zinc, iron and copper. It is also a high source of protein and vitamin K and a good source of favourable plant sterols.
The chia plant originates from South and Central America, where it was first cultivated for human use over 4,000 years ago by the Aztecs, Mayans and other native American tribes who relied on the seed as a staple food crop. Chia seeds were eaten whole, ground into flour, pressed to release a rich, nutritious oil and used in traditional medicines. As well as being favoured by ancient civilisations, chia remains an important food source today for the Tarahumara, a native American tribe who live in the steep canyons of the northern Mexico desert. The Tarahumura are renowned for their distance running abilities, able to cover hundreds of miles in the desert heat. that protein plant protein, vegan, vegetarian nutrition mixes are the perfect addition to any nutrition plan.