TruRoots Organic Chia Seeds bring the wisdom of an ancient culture to the modern kitchen. Aztec and Mayan cultures believed that Chia, which comes from the Mayan word for strength , embodied extraordinary powers. Chia seeds were an endurance food, used to both heal and nourish. Today, Chia seeds are being rediscovered as a modern food source. Bursting with Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids, fiber and B-vitamins, Chia Seeds also contain high levels of protein and calcium. Versatile, delicious, and highly nutritious, Chia Seeds are a perfect example of ancient wisdom fitting seamlessly into the modern kitchen.