Chia Seed can aid in weight loss and is a good source of energy & fiber. Powerful free radical scavenging ability. Stronger than flaxseed. NutraKey organically grown Chia Seed is an excellent source of fiber, which supports a feeling of fullness and may assist those trying to reduce caloric intake in their diet. Chia Seeds are a natural source of omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs), particularly alpha-linolenic acid. Omega-3 EFAs are polyunsaturated "good" fats. They're "essential" because the body needs them for complete health, yet it cannot produce them on its own, and therefore they must be acquired through diet or supplementation. Omega-3 fatty acids also help support the heart and general cardiovascular system health. In fact, Chia Seeds are known to be one of the richest sources for the essential Omega-3 fatty acid, alpha linolenic acid. Chia Seeds contains up to three to ten times the Omega- content of most normal grains and contains at least twice the content of protein in most grains. Chia, the forgotten food of the ancient Aztecs is also rich in fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It is for this reason that Chia Seeds are often referred to as a "superfood".