The hempseed is a complete protein source. The oil has the highest percentage of essential fatty acids of nearly any seed on earth.
Hemp body care and clothing is a huge industry now, including hemp paper, rope, plastics, and building materials.
In terms of average nutrient content, shelled hempseed is 35 percent protein, 47 percent fat, and 12 percent carbohydrate.
It contains all the essential amino acids and essential fatty acids necessary to maintain human life. It is far more readily absorbed than animal protein because it blends easily with water, beverages, and smoothies without heat.
There are so many hemp products on the market today such as butter, ice cream, salad dressings, breads, beer, and protein bars. You can eat them alone or sprinkled on salads, or even make your own hemp milk.
See all of our foods featured in superfood week, cacao, goji berries, maca, bee products, spirulina, aloe vera and coconuts.
Until next time,
Take care beautiful one xo