Wakashou Chia Seed Jelly Shine Muscat Grape 175g
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Chia seed konjac jelly is also recommended for times like this!
- Snack time after exercise!
- For a refreshing snack between housework!
- As a substitute for breakfast when you don't have time!
- Portable food for walking and mountain climbing!
- And! Also great for emergency stockpiles! ◎Can be enjoyed at room temperature or chilled.
Beet sugar (manufactured in Japan), white chia seeds, shine muscat juice, konjac powder/gelling agent (polysaccharide thickener), acidulant, pH adjuster, flavoring, sweetener (sucralose)
What are Chia Seed?
Origins of Chia Seeds
Chia seeds come from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, a member of the mint family. Salvia hispanica seed often is sold under its common name "chia”. Its origin is believed to be in Central America where the seed was a staple in the ancient Aztec diet.
Our Chia Seed Konnyaku Jelly uses the highest quality white chia seeds from Bolivia.
Nutrients in Chia Seeds
Chia seeds are a concentrated food containing healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium.
Health Benefits of Chia Seeds
Chia seeds help reduce blood sugar levels, maintain healthy bone structure, help to fight heart disease and help with detoxing /digestion. It is said that around 10g-20g of Chia Seeds per day are recommended for the best effects. Our Chia Seed Konnyaku Jelly contains around 2 grams of Chia Seeds per pouch.
What is Konnyaku?
Origins of Konnyaku
It is said that Konnyaku was introduced to Japan from China and Korea in the sixth century as a medicinal food to relieve intestinal ailments. Konnyaku is a taro-like potato that grows in tropical and sub-tropical Asia. Almost all of Japan's Konnyaku comes from the northern Kanto region and Gunma Prefecture in particular. Our Konnyaku comes from Shimonita City, the most famous city in the Gunma Prefecture and Japan, known to grow the best Konnyaku.
Nutrients in Konnyaku
Konnyaku is known for its high fiber content. The specific type of fiber it contains is called Glucomannan. This Glucomannan is known to have many great health benefits.
Health Benefits of Konnyaku
Konnyaku can normalise cholesterol levels, prevent diabetes, prevent high blood pressure. The texture of Konnyaku makes the person chew thus, satisfiying hunger with little consumption. This effect along with its ability to cleanse the intestines, helps people to lose weight.