Hemp Seed description
We carry salted and unsalted hemp seeds that are low heat roasted with no loss of nutritional value and a wonderful delicious taste!!
Humans have been using hemp for food, clothing and shelter since time began. There are usually found on the hemp plant anywhere from 200 to 1,000 seeds and everything that is available from hempUSA.org is directly from the seed of the hemp plant. All other parts of the plant are ground up and cultivated back into the soil for a natural fertilizer. The deep tap rooting system of the hemp plant reaches deep into the earth to pull up nutrients most plants cannot get at. Please understand that hemp is not marijuana and marijuana is not hemp they are two totally separate plants that are different varieties of the same species. Did you know that one handful of hemp seeds will supply the body with all the nutrients it needs for a 24 hour period.
Heart health and lowered blood pressure
Hemp seeds contain essential fatty acids that can reduce blood cholesterol. This keeps the heart healthy and also prevents plaque buildup in the arteries, which can ultimately lead to heart attack and strokes. Its fatty acids also reduce inflammation that can cause high blood pressure and poor blood circulation. Therefore, hemp can significantly reduce the workload on your heart.
Ensures a healthy mind
Your brain has lot of fatty acids found in hemp. Therefore, regular consumption of hemp can prevent diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s and can also improve your memory. Hemp seeds can also alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression and can improve your mood.
Hemp oil is mostly used in high-end cosmetic products such as skin lotions, soaps and lip balms. This is mainly because this oil penetrates the inner layers of the skin and promotes vigorous cell growth for a smoother and softer skin. Hemp is also good for clearing up skin disorders such as psoriasis, eczema and dry skin.
Hemp can help induce weight loss, because it is a natural appetite suppressant and makes you feel full longer. Adding just four tablespoons of hemp seed to your meal can reduce your food cravings significantly. You will also feel more energy and can do workouts and other activities to lose weight.
Hemp provides high amounts of soluble fibers which keep your digestive tract healthy and clean. Therefore, you can easily eliminate digestive disorders such as constipation and bloating.
Hemp contains lots of plant sterols and antioxidants that can help reduce risk of colon, breast and prostate cancer.
Hemp seeds are also helpful if you are at risk of diabetes, or are diabetic, as they can control your sugar levels. This is mainly due to its healthy fats that help in the quick absorption of glucose from the bloodstream and its conversion into energy. Therefore, your sweet cravings will decrease, and energy levels will increase. You will lose the desire for junk food cravings.
Lastly, you can also add hemp seeds to your smoothies, sprinkle them in salads and cereals, or substitute them for nuts in your baking. They are also best for sprouting, for making refreshing hemp seed milk or to be ground into a meal.
These are just a few health benefits of the hemp seed!!!
- A 1/1/2 tablespoon serving of hemp seeds contains 5000 Mg of protein, 86 milligrams of magnesium, 10 percent daily value of iron, 1245 milligrams of Omega-3 fatty acids and 436 milligrams of Omega-6 fatty acids!
- One of the Omega-6 acids, gamma linolenic acid (or GLA), is an excellent source of anti-inflammatory hormones that support a healthy metabolism and good skin, hair and nails.
- Hemp seeds contain all ten of the essential amino acids.
Hemp seed protein is much more digestible than other proteins and will never leave you feeling bloated.
Hemp seeds contain anti-aging antioxidants such as vitamin E.
They’re also rich in other minerals such as zinc and phosphorus.
The shell of the seed helps with digestion and scrapes the colon clean.