No wonder Chia seeds are a prominent topic in the health world today (just ask Dr. Oz). 1 ounce Chia Serving is: rich in omega 3 fatty acids, 30% of seeds is Omega 3 oil; high in calcium, 18% daily requirement; high in dietary fiber, 42% daily requirement, to lessen blood sugar swings; good source of protein; high in antioxidants; high in potassium; healthy for blood sugar levels, slowing the conversion of carbohydrates into sugar; is rich in manganese, contains 30% daily requirement. Pendery's Chia seeds are the best quality on the market. Chia seeds have a very mild nutty flavor. Sprinkle on salads, cereals & vegetables. Add in muffin & cake recipes. Both black and white Chia seeds are equally nutritious. Sometimes using in a gel form is more convenient for smoothies, gravies, etc. All natural, gluten free. Remember to store in a dry, cool location. Chia Gel Receipe: Whisk seeds into tepid liquid of your choice at a ratio 1:9 (Ex: 1 3/4 T seeds to 1 cup liquid; 1/3 cup seeds to 3 cups liquid)-water, milk, fruit juice, broth, etc. Whisk again after a few minutes, let stand 5 minutes. Stir as necessary to prevent clumping. Lasts refrigerated 2 weeks.