The Benefits of Hemp
Hemp and the hemp seeds are considered to be a superfood. The seeds have a rich nutritional profile and provide a range of health benefits. Although hemp seeds come from the Cannabis sativa plant, they do not produce a mind-altering effect.
These small, brown seeds are chalk full of protein and fiber, fatty acids, including omega-3s and omega-6s. Not without antioxidant effects that may reduce symptoms of numerous ailments, improving the health of the heart, skin, and joints.
Hemp seeds contain an wide array of vitamins and minerals and are especially rich in:
They are also an excellent source of iron, zinc, and B vitamins, including:
Hemp Seeds are rich in healthy fats and essential fatty acids. They are also a great protein source and contain high amounts of vitamin E, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc
Plant Based Protein Source
Hemp is a complete protein source, containing all nine essential amino acids that humans need from food. Pound for pound, hemp seeds have almost the same amount of protein found in beef!
Reduces Side Effects
Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) is an Omega-6 fatty acid found in various plant seed oils such as borage oil and evening primrose oil and hemp see oil.
People of all ages use GLA for conditions such as arthritis, nerve damage due to diabetes, eczema, high blood pressure, and other conditions. The body will convert GLA to substances that reduce inflammation and cell growth. Specifically, the GLA in hemp seeds produces prostaglandin E1, which reduces the effect of the hormone prolactin.