You may already know about the medicinal benefits of cannabis, but did you know that its legal cousin hemp is a highly nutritious food?
Hemp seed is the basis to legal, non-drug hemp foods around the world. Hemp foods include non-dairy milk, snack bars, pasta, sauces and more. Its nutritional content is second to none. So why is this "super-food" not enjoyed at everyone`s dinner table?
Hemp is a legal cousin of "cannabis" or the illegal/ medicinal form of hemp that contains the drug ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol or THC for short. Hemp seed contains none of this THC, but what it does contain is worth having. 24% protein includes the full range of amino acids as well as a balanced source of Essential Fatty Acids or EFAs#1. EFAs include omega-3 and omega-6, which help us keep a healthy immune system, and are responsible for shiny healthy looking skin, hair and nails. A reduction in the craving for junk foods is also noticeable among many regular consumers of hemp seed and hemp food products. Read more