What are the health benefits of hemp seeds?
Cynthia: Hemp seeds have been called the “perfect food” by numerous researchers and medical doctors. The hemp seed is 35 percent oil and is the richest source of essential fatty acids in the plant kingdom containing omega-6, omega-3, and omega-9. It is also an amazing source of protein! It’s approximately 25 percent protein and contains all 10 essential amino acids. In addition, the protein is readily digestible and 100% bioavailable, meaning your body actually uses 100% of the protein content. Finally, hemp seeds are packed full of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Just one serving of the Organic Protein +Fiber and Organic Protein +Detox contains over 50% of your daily recommended intake! Hemp seeds have been shown to help regulate blood sugar, lower cholesterol, and aid in weight loss. Hemp seeds are wonderful for smoothies because they don’t contain allergens like soy and dairy products. They’re also much more easily digested and won’t leave you feeling bloated or suffering from ind