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Chia Seeds 250g

Min. expiration date: 2021-10
Shipping weight: 350g
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  • 100% Spanish sage seeds (chia)
  • A rich source of valuable omega-3 fatty acids
  • A treasury of vegetable protein and fiber
  • Support for the digestive system
  • A tasty and healthy addition to the diet
  • Numerous health-promoting properties

MZ Chia Seeds is a 100% natural product, classified to the so-called superfoods. It contains chia seeds, which boasts of high content of valuable nutrients and are known for their numerous health-promoting properties. They are a tasty and valuable addition to the diet.

Spanish sage (Salvia hispanica), commonly referred to as chia, is a plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family. It occurs naturally in Mexico and Guatemala but is also grown in other parts of the world. Its seeds have a very high nutritional value and significant healing potential.

A wealth of nutrients: the inconspicuous chia seeds are a treasury of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) important for the proper functioning of the body. Importantly, they contain much more omega-3 than omega-6 fatty acids. Besides, they are rich in vegetable protein and fiber. They also contain vitamins (E, B vitamins), minerals (calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium), and compounds with antioxidant potential.

Better digestion: thanks to the high fiber content, chia seeds support the proper functioning of the intestines, help to regulate the rhythm of bowel movements, and promote the lowering of postprandial glycemia. Furthermore, the dietary fiber of chia seeds easily binds water, and thus, when added to a meal, it significantly increases the feeling of satiety. This is probably why chia seeds are believed to be an ally of people who are slimming.

Health prophylaxis: Spanish sage seeds are an important part of a diet aimed at preventing metabolic disorders, as well as heart and circulatory system diseases. Due to the high content of the desired nutrients, such as fiber, omega-3 acids, and antioxidants, they have anti-atherosclerotic, anti-inflammatory, and antihypertensive properties. They have a beneficial effect on the lipid profile and help to maintain normal blood sugar levels.

To sum up, MZ Chia Seeds is a product whose incorporation into the diet should be considered when composing the menu. Small, inconspicuous seeds are an excellent, natural source of valuable nutrients, omega-3 acids, protein, and fiber. They can be easily incorporated into the daily diet – they are perfect as an addition to salads, porridge, cocktails. They can also be eaten as a standalone snack.

 

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Container size: 250 gServing size: 15 gServings per container: 16
per 100 gamount%DV
Energy value 2096 kJ / 505 kcal25%
Fat31 g44%
including saturated fats 2,3 g12%
Carbohydrates25 g10%
including sugars 0 g0%
Fiber--
Protein 20 g 40%
Salt 0,04 g 1%

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Spanish sage seeds (Salvia hispanica L.).

 

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Energy value

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The energy value is determined by the chemical composition of the food product, by means of the so-called. physiological equivalents energy., determining the value of metabolic energy contained in 1 g of the component. Most commonly used is the equivalent of Atwater: protein 4 kcal/g for carbohydrates 4kcal/g, and for fat 9kcal/g.


 

Fat

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Fat is an essential nutrient plant and animal organisms. Because of the nutritional value and composition of fats are divided into: saturated (mono-saturated and multi-saturated fatty acids) and unsaturated fatty acids (including essential fatty acids - EFA). The group of lipids include lipids (triacylglycerols, waxes), complex fats (glycolipids, phospholipids), sterols and isoprenoids. Saturated fatty acids is a group of fatty acids having different carbon chain lengths, in which except for the carboxyl group, each of the carbon atoms is bound by a single bond. May adversely affect the lipid profile, so they can be used in limited quantities. Fats are a concentrated source of energy, with different flavours, facilitating the consumption and swallowing of food. They have building functions (part of cell membranes and co-create the white matter of the brain). EFAs are precursors of tissue hormones and biologically active compounds. The unsaturated fatty acids include fatty acids from the group Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 (the last digit indicates, on which, counting of the end of the chain, there is a double bond in the appropriate carbon chain. The essential fatty acids include: acids, medium-Omega-3 [n-3 ] included in EFAs [essential fatty acids], and long chain (eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA] and docosahexaenoic acid [DHA]) Omega-6 and Omega-9. the number indicates that the last double bond in the carbon chain is on the third from the end carbon atom. The acids from the omega 3 group are essential components of cell membranes, they are precursors of eicosanoids and biological activators. They must be combined with ingestion in suitable proportions of Omega-6 acids.
Dosage: Depending on demand and applied diet. It is generally accepted that fats should constitute 20-30% of the energy (calorie) of meals daily.


 

Carbohydrates

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Carbohydrates are an essential nutrient. They are divided into: simple sugars (monosaccharides), disaccharides and polysaccharides. In terms of the human bioavailability of carbohydrates is divided into: digestabe, those which are digested in the gastrointestinal tract by transferring energy to the tissues or cells (such as starch, fructose) and indigestable, resistant to digestive enzymes (e.g. cellulose) . Affects blood glucose levels (glycemic index) and the metabolism of insulin (insulin index). The greatest demand for carbohydrates occurs before physical activity or in the middle of it, because they increase the exercise capacity, consumed after exercise provide regeneration. In the sports diet the absorption rate it is important of carbohydrates and reactions of the organism. Available in mono-preparation supplements and part of the energetic supplements, creatine stacks, nitrogen boosters.
Dosage: according to the statistics of the Institute of Food and Nutrition, carbohydrates should comprise about 50% of daily energy intake. In some diets, used
residual carbohydrate consumption, not exceeding 30g / 24h.


 

Sugars

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Sugars - is the term used to refer to the crystal structure of the carbohydrate (sugar), characterized by a sweet taste. This group includes: sucrose (obtained from sugar cane and sugar beets and natural foods), fruit sugars (fructose) and glucose. Carbohydrate intake should not exceed 10% of the energy consumed during the day meals. Excess intake of sugars leading to diseases, including diabetes, atherosclerosis and obesity. Particular caution should be performed carbohydrate intake by athletes of sculpting disciplines and people on a diet. A greater need for carbohydrates, due being easily accessible sources of energy, may be in the periods before and after workouts and before and after the fight. Preparations available at www.muscle-zone.pl

Protein

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Proteins (proteins, polypeptides) is a polymer, of which the basic units (monomers) are amino acids. Protein is composed of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, hydrogen and sulfur, and is an elementary nutrient necessary for the proper functioning of the body, an ingredient and a component of tissues, part of the hormones and enzymes and other bioactive substances. Protein determines the proper metabolism and energy processes, as well as all other life processes. The sources of natural proteins are foods of animal origin (including meat, fish, eggs, dairy products) and plant origin (legumes, soy). Deficiency of protein leads to protein malnutrition and a significant weakening of the body. It can lead to anaemia, reduced immunity, muscle relaxation, disorders of the digestive system. Also, overdose protein is undesirable because it can lead to acidification of the body, and interfere with the digestive system and an increase in the concentration of homocysteine ​​in the blood. It is a component of many supplements and nutrients necessary for the proper functioning of the body, both showing a low physical activity, or training the strength and endurance competitions.
Dosage: strength athletes: approx. 1.7 - 2.5 g / 1 kg of body weight; endurance athletes and strength -endurance athletes approx. 1.3 - 2 g / 1 kg of body weight, people with low activity approx. 0.8 - 1.1 g / 1 kg of body weight / 24h. In estimating the amount of protein, you should take into account the intake of other nutrients (carbohydrates and fats)


 

Salt

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Salt (sodium chloride, or table salt), natural source of electrolytes (chlorine and potassium), regulating water and electrolyte and acid-base balance of the body, affecting the nervous system and blood pressure. Sodium is an essential element for the proper growth. The proper dose of salt prevents overheating of the body and solar stroke. It provides the proper functioning of muscles and nerves the body. Chlorine in combination with sodium, is involved in the digestive process and maintains acid-base balance in the body, as antitoxin removes toxic products of metabolism in the liver. Salt is a flavour component and preservative of many foods, nutritional supplements and mixtures of electrolytes, available at www.muscle-zone.pl

Dosage: no specific standards of consumption, used so as to provide sufficient amount of electrolytes to the body (sodium and chloride).

 

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