African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 907

Full Length Research Paper

Nutritional, health benefits and usage of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica): A review

Ashura Katunzi-Kilewela
  • Ashura Katunzi-Kilewela
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Dar es Salaam, P. O. Box 35134 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Lillian D. Kaale
  • Lillian D. Kaale
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Dar es Salaam, P. O. Box 35134 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Oscar Kibazohi
  • Oscar Kibazohi
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Dar es Salaam, P. O. Box 35134 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Leonard M. P. Rweyemamu
  • Leonard M. P. Rweyemamu
  • Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Dar es Salaam, P. O. Box 35134 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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  •  Received: 07 September 2020
  •  Accepted: 18 January 2021
  •  Published: 28 February 2021

How to cite this article

APA /
Katunzi-Kilewela, A., Kaale, L. D., Kibazohi, O., & Rweyemamu, L. M. P. (2021). Nutritional, health benefits and usage of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica): A review. African Journal of Food Science, 15(2), 48-59.
Chicago /
Ashura Katunzi-Kilewela, Lillian D. Kaale, Oscar Kibazohi and Leonard M. P. Rweyemamu. "Nutritional, health benefits and usage of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica): A review." African Journal of Food Science 15, no. 2 (2021): 48-59.
MLA /
Ashura Katunzi-Kilewela, et al. "Nutritional, health benefits and usage of chia seeds (Salvia hispanica): A review." African Journal of Food Science 15.2 (2021): 48-59.