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Are chía seeds vegan?

Chía seeds is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is chía seeds?

Chia seeds are tiny, oval-shaped seeds that come from the flowering plant Salvia hispanica, which is native to Mexico and Guatemala. These tiny seeds are a powerhouse of nutrition, packing a high amount of fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and various micronutrients into each serving. Chia seeds are a versatile ingredient that can be added to smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt, salads, and baked goods, providing a satisfying crunch and a mild, nutty flavor. Due to their impressive nutritional profile and versatility, chia seeds have gained popularity among health-conscious individuals looking to add more plant-based foods to their diet.

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