Chia Seeds is a food in the "Nuts and Seeds" category and it is high in carbohydrates. It is a food with a high energy density: 100g provide about 24% of the recommended daily energy intake. Chia Seeds as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Chia Seeds is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is Phosphorus (P) and in 100g it contains enough Manganese (Mn) to provide 118% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Niacin (B3) and in 100g it contains enough Niacin (B3) to provide 55% of the daily requirement.
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|Saturated 2||3.33 g||(of recommended max) 17%|
2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended
|Calcium (Ca)||631 mg||49%|
|Iron (Fe)||8 mg||44%|
|Magnesium (Mg)||335 mg||80%|
|Phosphorus (P)||860 mg||69%|
|Potassium (K)||407 mg||9%|
|Sodium (Na)||16 mg||1%|
|Zinc (Zn)||4.58 mg||42%|
|Copper (Cu)||0.924 mg||103%|
|Manganese (Mn)||2.72 mg||118%|
|Selenium (Se)||0.0552 mg||100%|
|Thiamin (B1)||0.62 mg||52%|
|Riboflavin (B2)||0.17 mg||13%|
|Niacin (B3)||8.83 mg||55%|
|Folate (B9)||0.049 mg||12%|
|Ascorbic acid (C)||1.6 mg||2%|
|Vitamin E||0.5 mg||3%|
|Aspartic acid||1.69 g|
|Glutamic acid||3.5 g|
This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Chia Seeds is high in carbohydrates.
This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Niacin (B3). Niacin (B3) is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Niacin (B3) helps maintain healthy skin and nerves and it helps lower cholesterol levels.
This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Phosphorus (P). Phosphorus (P) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Phosphorus (P) helps the body keep healthy bones and teeth, and maintain acid-base balance.
This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each essential amino acid in relation to the one most present. The most abundant aminoacid is Glutamic Acid.
This graph shows the amount of each essential amino acid (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).