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Hemp 101

WHY CHOOSE HEMP FOOD?

Hemp is a great choice for anyone looking to add essential omegas and extra protein into their daily diet. Hemp foods are vegetarian and vegan friendly. They are not genetically modified, but ARE kosher certified, pesticide free and some are also organic.

Hemp has many benefits both physically and mentally and the comments we hear about the difference hemp has made in people’s lives is overwhelming! Check out our testimonial page for more details.

SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF CHOOSING HEMP INCLUDE:

Hemp is packed full of protein

Hemp contains all 10 essential amino acids and is vegan friendly! It’s also easy to digest as hemp easily assimilates into your body.

Good Fats Galore!

Hemp is a rich and balanced source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 including the rare form of GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid). GLA has been shown to help maintain heart health, healthy cholesterol and blood pressure levels and aid in hormonal balance. The essential fatty acids (EFAs) in hemp are both short and long chain making for a broader spectrum and working together to ensure your body has an effective metabolism. According the World Health Organization the ideal ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 is 4:1. Hemp has a ratio of 3.75:1.

Stacked With Other Nutrients

Including:

  • Chlorophyll and Vitamin E.
  • Important B vitamins.
  • Folic acid (important for women who are trying or may become pregnant)
  • Phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and calcium, which are involved in energy metabolism, protein and bone synthesis.* *

*2009 study done by Kelly Fitzpatrick