Chia seeds are prized for their ability to provide sustainable energy and have been a food staple in both the Mayan and Aztec cultures, along with native tribes of North America. In fact, chia is the ancient Mayan word for strength. Genesis PURE Mila is a super food that is gluten-free, trans-fat free, sugar-free, and is a superior plant-based source of protein and fiber. Mila uses different varieties of the chia seed to provide a wide array of nutrients. By combining these crops, you get a nutritionally robust product. Mila contains the omega-3 fat ALA, or “alpha-linolenic acid.” ALA has been shown to support heart health; in fact, studies have illustrated improved cardiovascular health among those with a high intake of ALA- containing foods, like Mila. Mila also helps meet the fiber needs of your family. The fiber found in Mila is predominantly insoluble fiber, a form of fiber that aids in the relief of occasional constipation. Is a whole, raw super food and a natural source of omega-3s, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. Is a blend of different crops of chia seed to help maximize nutrient density. Contains 3 grams of protein. Contains other important nutrients such as calcium. Is a good source of magnesium and phosphorous — both important nutrients for bone health. Contains 3 grams of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) omega-3 fatty acid. Omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in normal growth and development and brain function. May be a great vegetarian substitute for fish oil. According to the USDA, chia seeds contain a significantly higher percentage of fiber than corn, rice, oats, wheat, or barley. Fiber helps promote satiety and relief from occasional constipation. Mila can supplement your diet with plant-based fiber and protein. Can be consumed on its own or incorporated into your favorite dishes, yogurt, and smoothies. Mila can replace eggs or up to ¼ cup of oil in recipes. May be a great addition to your pet’s diet.