- 8 oz (225 g) pack of organic shelled hemp seeds. (approx 8 servings per pack).
- 11 g of omega 3 + omega 6 fatty acids.
- 180 calories per serving (140 calories from fat).
- Shelled without using heat to avoid damage to nutritional components.
- Opaque packaging discourages spoiling so your seeds last longer on the shelf.
Get healthy with Hemp Seeds
Hemp seeds are one of the most nutritious natural products available. Hemp seed food products are noted as more allergy-free than many other seed products and contain the perfect balance of essential amino acids; these are named as “essential” because they are necessary in order for your body to remain in the best health.
Full of essential fatty acids
Additionally, hemp seed oil contains fatty acids (also known as “good fats”) which also promote good health. In particular, Hemp seed contains omega 3 & omega 6 fatty acidswhich are important components for the body The body cannot produce omega 3 or omega 6 essential fatty acids which are important in maintaining a healthy immune system function, brain development and for regulation of blood pressure. Anyone looking to live a healthy lifestyle should consider hemp seeds as a way to attain these essential fatty acids; even more so, because there are a host of other nutritional components which earn hemp seed the title of “superfood.”
Aside from the Omegas in hemp seeds, they contain a high percentage of protein, dietary fiber to help digestion and a shopping list of other nutritional components such as:
- Vitamins: B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, E.
- Minerals: Magnesium, phosphorus, copper, manganese, zinc & iron.
- Salts: Potassium.
Things our hemps seeds don’t contain:
- Sodium (table salt)
If you need to know more details about nutritional and health effects, please read this article about the benefits of hemp seeds.
How do I eat hemp seeds?
Hemp seeds can be added to food such as sandwiches, pasta dishes, smoothies, salads, cereal and yoghurt; in fact you can add them to almost any meal or snack. They are very tasty to eat raw by themselves too. Cooking hemp seeds can reduce nutritional content so we recommend you eat them raw whenever possible. There are thousands of recipes online which have hemp seeds as an ingredient. You can find a good selection of hemp seeds recipes here.
For those with gluten intolerance, hemp seeds can be a useful replacement for breadcrumbs in your recipes.
Hemp seeds can also be used as a supplement for your pets to improve their health too.
Vegans, vegetarians and paleo dieters
Getting enough protein into a vegan/vegetarian diet can be challenging. The high levels of protein levels in hemp seed makes them an ideal element for vegans and vegetarians to add to their diet. The additional nutritional components of hemp seeds is very impressive and contribute to a significant amount of your recommended daily requirements. If you are following a paleo diet, hemp seeds can be a valuable addition to your diet and fit in well with the aims of a paleo lifestyle.
Our hemp seeds are produced completely organically so they retain maximum nutritional benefits. Try our tasty organic hemp seeds today and give your body the best nutritional supplement available!