Chia seeds are one of the healthiest, most nutrient-dense foods and are used as a natural replacement for many supplements because they contain many of the same nutrients. They are the highest naturally occurring source of omega-3 fatty acids, a great source of fiber, calcium and protein and are non-allergenic. They are ideal for use in food blends for horses, as well as an ingredient in dog foods.
Hemp seeds are derived from the cannabis plant and are high in essential amino acids and healthy fats. They are used to make oils and milk and in food manufacturing.
Usually planted as a cover crop, the seeds are also used as food for budgies and parakeets and can be used in food manufacturing.