Corpus ID: 23739632

Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica): health promoting properties and therapeutic applications – a review

@article{Marcinek2017ChiaS,
  title={Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica): health promoting properties and therapeutic applications – a review},
  author={K. Marcinek and Z. Krejpcio},
  journal={Roczniki Panstwowego Zakladu Higieny},
  year={2017},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={
          123-129
        }
}
Chia has been known for over 5,500 years. Chia seeds were one of the most important components of the diet of Mayas and Aztecs. The chemical composition and technological properties of chia give the plant a high nutritional potential. Chia is a good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids: omega-3 and omega-6, soluble dietary fiber. It also contains appreciable amount of proteins and phytochemicals. Nutritional value of chia is the reason why it is used in prophylaxis of several non-infectious… Expand
24 Citations
Pumpkin and chia seed as dietary fibre source in meat products: A review
  • PDF
...
1
2
3
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 56 REFERENCES
Chia Seed (Salvia hispanica): An Ancient Grain and a New Functional Food
  • 119
Chemical Characterization of CHIA ( Salvia hispanica L.) for Use in Food Products
  • 61
  • PDF
The Promising Future of Chia, Salvia hispanica L.
  • 185
  • PDF
Thermal and Physicochemical Properties and Nutritional Value of the Protein Fraction of Mexican Chia Seed (Salvia hispanica L.)
  • 102
...
1
2
3
4
5
...