Chia Seeds are a type of super food that has recently gained some popularity in main stream society. Have you heard of them? Well, if you would like to try some, come by and see us! Chia seeds are one of the many super foods we use at the Free Bird in our smoothies as well as in some baked goods. Chia seeds have been used for thousands of years in regions like Mexico, and they were part of the diet of the Aztec people. Chia seeds have been know to increase energy and stamina. A one ounce serving of chia seeds will provide 18% of the recommended daily intake of calcium, 27% of phosphorus, and 30% of manganese. They are also a good source of omega 3 and omega 6 oils, essential fatty acids, they contain antioxidants, fiber and protein. Chia seeds are also good for helping to maintain hydration. We have more information at the Free Bird on chia seeds and all the other super foods we offer, so come by and see us and let us make you a super healthy super tasty beverage!