For a food to be considered “super”, it has to contain a higher than average concentration of nutrients – which translates to better than average benefits, too. If an apple a day keeps the doctor away (that’s what we’ve heard, anyway), imagine what a supercharged, super nutrient-dense food like Qi’a could do for you?
These teeny tiny seeds are named for the Mayan word for strength. For thousands of years, ancient cultures prized chia for its ability to increase strength and endurance – and so do we! It satisfies hunger while energizing, and the gluten free seeds are the richest plant based source of Omega 3. It’s also a fantastic source of dietary fibre, protein, and antioxidants. Yum!
Looking for a brainpower boost? How about a protein power-up? Look no further. We’re in awe of this overachieving seed that’s high in protein, fiber, healthy fats, and naturally occurring minerals. Hemp just so happens to be one of few plant-based proteins that offers all the essential amino acids your body needs to run, jump, and play your way through life. And the light, slightly nutty flavor is sure to please the palate. If you’re seeking a nearly perfect food source, hemp is for you. Hungry for more information? Get your fill with our guide to hemp.
These triangular seeds are not actually a type of wheat – they’re a fruit seed related to rhubarb and sorrel. In other words, they’re totally and naturally gluten free (and delicious). Buckwheat is packed with essential vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. Buckwheat may not have the center stage appeal of hemp or chia, but this we think this underappreciated nutritional powerhouse has earned its chance to shine!