The Benefits of Hemp Seeds
What are Hemp Seeds/ Hemp Hearts?
Hemp Seeds are cultivated from the Hemp plant. They are a super-food seed which contains 30% fat and are enriched in proteins, essential amino acids, many vitamins like vitamin e, Omega’s 3, 6, 9 and minerals. Hemp Seeds are especially rich in omega’s 6 (linolenic acid) and omega’s 3 (alpha-linolenic acid).
What can they be used for?
Hemp Seeds/Hemp Hearts can be used in a wide variety of options and have a sunflower seed type of texture and taste similar to a nut. They are the perfect plant based protein add-on to your day!
You can add them by the tablespoon into your salads, granola/protein bars, shakes/smoothies, food recipes, baked goods and their recipes. They also serve as the perfect topping for your yogourts and ice cream sundaes!
You can also make yourself a vegan friendly milk with Hemp Seeds. All you have to do is blend 1 cup of any hemp seeds with 4 cups of water. You can add vanilla bean extract, etc for a flavoured type of hemp milk.
These are the perfect food protein alternative for all vegan, vegetarian and raw-food diets!
What makes them healthy?
Hemp Seeds contain:
- 9 essential amino acids making it a complete protein
- Vitamin E
- Omega’s 3, 6, 9 fatty acids
- Phytosterols (which can be cholesterol lowering)
They also have a good source of fibre, folate, iron, potassium and phosphorous.
In conclusion, the hemp seeds are an amazing addition to your diet because they are nutritional filled with the Omega fatty acids, Magnesium, Zinc, Iron, Protein and Fibre. They contain more complete protein than chicken, beef, cheese, almonds and/or eggs.
Get some today and add them into your daily cooking/baking recipes!
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