**Chia Seeds: Benefits, Properties?** **What is Chia?** Chia is a Mexican plant, whose seed has been widely recognized for its benefits. While using chia seeds seems to be in vogue this last time, the properties and benefits of these own small seeds of mountain origin, were already known and used by several pre- ... obtained from the plant, ie, raw; or crushed, dissolved in water, and may be an ingredient in various dishes. All properties make it an authentic chia superfood.