Hemp Hearts 250g
What are Hemp Seeds
Hemp seeds belong to plant named Cannabis Sativa. When grown with the intent of harvesting the seeds and fibre with low THC content it is recognised as Hemp. Cannabis Sativa is one of the first recognied crops and is mentioned in ancient texts. Records of medicinal use date to s far back as 4000BC and is known as one of man’s oldest cultivated plants, flourishing in nutrient rich areas.
Hemp seeds are recognised as a superfood and are highly sought after for its amazing nutritional profile being a high in protein, rich in essential fatty acids and a great source of fibre.
What are the benefits of Hemp Seeds?
The nutritional benefits of hemp seeds are powerful. Just three table spoons contains 10 grams of protein and 10,000 mg of omega 3 fatty acids that exist in your body’s ideal ratios. Hemp seeds in many cases are healthier than chia seeds and flax seeds and is one of nature’s number 1 super foods.
Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
The unique thing about hemp seeds is they have a 2 – 1 ratio containing two omega 3s to one omega 6 which is the ideal ratio for your body. Hemp sees contain all the essential amino acids and Omega, 3 fatty acids that reduce inflammation and have many health benefits. Hemp seeds are also an ideal source of protein.
Another powerful attribute of hemp seeds is that they are packed with fibre with no carbohydrates and no sugar. Being high in fibre they naturally cleanse, and this also makes them amazingly beneficial in elevating your metabolism. Hemp seeds also contain soluble and insoluble fibre. Soluble fibre can be dissolved easily and is important for our bodies. Insoluble is fibre cannot be dissolved, and passes thought our system whole. Insoluble fibre is often lacking in our nutrition, it plays a vital role in lightly sweeping out the digestive tract.
Hemp Seed is nature’s number 1 healing seed that is available today. They are also delicious tasting and a perfect complement to many dishes, deserts, smoothies or even perfect as a stand alone treat.