Hemp Seeds: Why You Should be Eating Them

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  • Contains all 21 known amino acids including the 8 essential ones you cannot produce on your own
  • Hemp does not contain any phytic acid or enzyme inhibitors which soy protein contains
  • Much easier and safer to digest than soy protein
  • Hemp does not require pesticides or genetic alterations in order to be grown, in fact in can be grown pretty much anywhere
  • Good source of Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA) which is a very rare nutrient
  • Good Source of fiber, thiamin, niacin, vitamin E, folic acid, magnesium, calcium, potassium, iron, and zinc.
  • One of the best sources of Essential Fatty Acids with a perfect 3:1 ratio of Omega-3 and Omega-6
  • Fiber content of 40%, which is the highest of all flour grains

Health Benefits

  • Weight Loss: filling, reduces cravings for sugary and starchy foods
  • Increased and longer-lasting energy
  • strengthens the immune system
  • Improve digestion: Hemp seeds are used to treat constipation and hemorrhoids in Asia
  • Lower cholesterol and protects the heart
  • Healthier skin and hair


  • Add it to smoothies, salads, baked goods, snacks, ice cream, etc
  • Hemp seeds are a very versatile food and can be added to pretty much any recipe
  • Helpful (essential!) for vegans

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