2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 1, PART B
Organoleptic evaluation of chia seed (Salvia hispanica) products
Author(s): Dr. Monu Singh and Supriya Pandey
Chia (Salvia hispanica) is an annual plant in the mint family, which are rich in omega-3fatty acids and antioxidants. They provide fiber, iron, and calcium. Omega-3 fatty acids help raise HDL cholesterol, the "good" cholesterol that protects against heart attack and stroke. In India, chia seed also known as Sabja seed, Tukmaria, or Sweet Basil. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Nutrient Database, a 28-gram, or one-ounce serving of chia seeds contains: 131 calories, 8.4 grams of fat, 13.07 grams of carbohydrate, 11.2 grams of fiber, 5.6 grams of protein and No sugar. Organoleptic acceptability of the chia pudding products with pomegranate, revealed that 10% fortification of chia seed products were liked very much, 15% fortified chia seed products were also liked very much, while 20% fortified products were liked moderately.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Monu Singh and Supriya Pandey. Organoleptic evaluation of chia seed (Salvia hispanica) products. International Journal of Home Science. 2020; 6(1): 100-101.