Salba® - At a GlanceWhat is Salba?
Salba is grain that is a blend of the only two registered varieties of Salvia hispanica L. - Sahi Alba 911 & 912. Salba is the richest whole food source of Omega-3 fatty acids and fiber found in nature.
Why should I eat Salba?
Salba is a nutritional powerhouse, loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. Richer in protein and Omega-3s than Chia, and higher in fiber than flaxseed, Salba is a functional food that can be enjoyed daily to help manage blood sugar levels, to help reduce the risks of diseases such as heart disease, and to help reduce appetite and increase satiety. Gram for gram, a 12g serving of Salba provides:
How do I use Salba?
- 8x more Omega-3's than salmon
- 25% more dietary fiber than flax
- 30% more antioxidants than blueberries
- 15x more magnesium than broccoli
- 7x more antioxidants than oranges
- 6x more calcium than milk
- 3x more iron than spinach
- 3x more fiber than oats
Much like flax. Salba is a taste-neutral, functional ingredient that can be incorporated into any recipe or meal. Unlike other whole grains, Salba does not need to be ground before use. Salba grain is frequently added to cereal, yogurt, oatmeal, soups, sandwiches, salads, smoothies and baked goods. It can also be found in everyday foods such as salsa, pretzels, baked potato crisps, tortillas, tortilla chips, baby foods, and baked goods.
What else is good about Salba?
In addition to Salba's many health benefits, Salba is gluten free, raw, vegetarian/vegan, non-GMO, non allergenic, and has a neutral flavor profile. Salba can be easily incorporated into any recipe to boost the nutrition, which is especially beneficial in more specialized diets. Salba's water absorption properties and high fiber make it excellent for increasing satiety, which is important in any weight loss program. Salba also increases your energy, makes your nails, hair, and skin healthier, and improves regularity.
At Salba Smart, we strive to offer you both Salba and high quality products made with Salba. As you browse through our site, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at any time.