Chia seeds have long been prized as high-energy, endurance "running food" as far back as the Aztecs and Mayans. Aztec and Mayan warriors consumed chia seeds to help power their many feats of remarkable endurance.* The modern world has rediscovered chia seeds for their outstanding health benefits. * Chia seeds are easy to digest, nutrient-dense seeds that contain energy boosting power. The seeds are a natural source of antioxidants, fiber and protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. One ounce of chia seeds has 18% of the recommended daily amount of calcium.1,2* The fiber in chia seeds can help support blood sugar3,4,5 and a healthy heart. 6* Each serving of New You Chia Seeds provides a comprehensive range of nutrients.