Salvia hispanica, commonly known as chia, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native to central and southern Mexico and Guatemala.
Chia seeds have become one of the most popular superfoods in the health community. They reduce food cravings, help you stay hydrated, lower blood pressure & are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. They are easy to digest when prepared properly, and are a very versatile to add in any salads, beverages or main course – just sprinkle a handful in.
Be it the black or white vareity, Chia seeds are very close in nutritional value and are very nutritionally dense.
Cinnamon Quills are tightly rolled, concentric layers of the very thin underneath layer of bark. This has been carefully peeled off cut branches and then rolled by cinnamon peelers into metre-long quills like a giant cigar. These long quills are then cut into the familiar short ‘sticks’.
Cinnamon quills have an aromatic fragrance and can be put into stewed compotes of fruit, used to flavour gluwein, and curries. A centimetre broken up and put into a coffee plunger with the grounds gives it a delicately spiced flavour. Ground cinnamon quills is the best grade of cinnamon to use in the majority of cooking applications.
Organic Flaxseed oil is a rich source of the omega-3 essential fatty acid Alpha Linolenic acid, and also contains the omega-6 fatty acid Linoleic acid, and the omega-9 essential fatty acid Oleic acid. These fatty acids cannot be produced by the body and must therefore be obtained through the diet.
It is produced from cold pressing the seeds of the flax plant using screw presses at ambient temperatures without any light. In order to protect the oil further from oxidation, Planet Organic Australian Organic Flaxseed Oil is stored at cool temperatures in dark containers.
Source: Planet Organic