What Does Chia Seed Look Like?

The images below show chia seed close to actual size, magnified & ground.

Seed actual 

Chia seed - close to actual size


Seed enlarged
Chia seed - magnified

NOTE: Contrary to popular belief, the color of the chia seed isn't as important as the location and climate in which the chia has been grown.  A table illustrating this can be found on the Black Chia vs White Chia page.

Chia seed - ground



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