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Chia seed / chia seeds

Plural: Chia seeds

Scientific name: Salvia hispanica l.

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

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Calories High Chia seed contains 486 calories per 100g and can be considered high in calories.
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Allergy and hypersensitivity chia seed Chia seed can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
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Healthiness Decent Chia seed is pretty healthy and can be consumed regularly.

Information

Everything you need to know and a little bit more.

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Handling

Storage Room temperature
Temperature +18°C
Shelf life / Best before 999 days
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Freezing

Can chia seed be frozen? No
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Used in

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Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 486 kcal / 2033 kj
Fat 30,7 g
Saturated fat 3,33 g
Carbohydrates 42,1 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 16,5 g
Salt 0,02 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Chia seed has a large amount of fat with a pretty high amount being saturated fat. Contains a high amount of carbohydrates and no sugars. Chia seed contains a lot of protein and contains a low amount of salt.
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Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin a, vitamin e
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Cholesterol

Chia seed contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.
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Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies chia seed
Cross-Reactivities No info
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.
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Diets

Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly No
Sugar free (under 0,5g) Yes
Fat-free (under 0,5g) No
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Exercise

Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

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Running 8,1 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of chia seed you need to run about 8,1 km at a decent tempo.
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Biking 17,36 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of chia seed you need to ride a bike about 17,36 km at a decent pace.
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Swimming 146 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of chia seed you need to swim for 146 minutes at a decent intensity.
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Gym 292 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of chia seed you need to workout for 292 minutes at a decent intensity.