265 Harrison Ave., Kearny, NJ 07032, www.pnibrands.com
Proprietary Nutritionals, Inc. (PNI) now offers Benexia Chia ALA Powder. Benexia Chia is the only GMP-, HACCP- and GAP-certified chia of its kind. Sourced from organically grown and naturally harvested chia, Benexia Chia is available in milled seed, flour, bulk seed, sprouted seed, oil and protein powder. This powder offers a superior content of omega-3 EFA and oxidative stability. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians, this gluten-free source of ALA has no fishy taste or smell unlike other omegas.
Chia seeds are a vital source of protein, calcium, fiber, vitamins and minerals, and possess a higher ORAC value than fresh blueberries, according to the company. The powder can be easily incorporated into a variety of food and beverage applications.
Each 22-g serving of Benexia Chia provides:
• 3.8 grams of omega-3 fatty acids
• 3.4 grams of complete protein
• 8.0 grams of dietary fiber
• 139 mg of calcium
• 0.5 mg of copper
• 4.1 mg of iron
• 86 mg of magnesium
PNI’s Benexia Chia is of the highest purity and quality, and has achieved GRAS status.
Published in WholeFoods Magazine, December 2011