If you’re looking to improve digestion, balance hormones and improve metabolism, then hemp seeds may just be the superfood you’re looking for.
For a long time, hemp seeds we’re ignored for their nutritional benefits because it’s botanical relationship to drug/medicinal varieties of Cannabis.
However, hempseeds do NOT cause any psychotropic reaction and instead may provide significant health benefits with it’s unique nutritional profile.
Hemp Seed Nutrition Profile
Here is what we know about the therapeutic benefits of hemp.
Excellent 3:1 balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which promote cardiovascular health.
High in gamma linolenic acid (GLA), an essential omega-6 fatty acid found in borage oil and egg yolks that has been proven to naturally balance hormones.
“Perfect protein” not only containing all 20 amino acids, but also each of the 9 essential amino acids that our bodies cannot produce.
Rich in soluble and un-soluble fiber which naturally cleanses the colon and reduces sugar cravings
Hemp seeds are also a rich source of phytonutrients including:
Minerals · Calcium (145mg per 100 grams) · Iron (14mg per 100 grams) · Magnesium (483mg per 100 grams) · Manganese (7mg per 100 grams) · Phosphorus (1160mg per 100 grams) · Potassium (859mg per 100 grams) · Zinc (7mg per 100 grams)
Vitamins · Vitamin A (3800 IU mg per 100 grams) · Vitamin B1 (0.4mg per 100 grams) · Vitamin B2 (0.11 mg per 100 grams) · Vitamin B3(2.8 mg per 100 grams) · Vitamin B6 (0.12 mg per 100 grams) · Vitamin D (22.77.5 IU mg per 100 grams) · Vitamin E (90 mg IU mg per 100 grams)