It’s hard trying to find a superfood that can fulfil all your nutritional needs in just one bite. That is why the power of hemp is so...well, unbelievable! Hemp is a plant of the Cannabaceae family and is well-known known for its incredible health benefits. It has plenty of incredible ingredients such as fibre, proteins, oils and essential fatty acids. Being classified as one of the most nutritious foods on the planet, it’s safe to say that hemp should definitely be on the list of things to be added to your daily diet.
The Benefits of Hemp Seeds
Hemp seeds are used in plenty of dietary products. They can be eaten raw, sprinkled on top of or pressed into meals. They are vegan-friendly, gluten-free and 100% certified organic.
Hemp seeds are extremely great for weight loss as they are a natural appetite suppressant. You could have the same effect by just sprinkling them onto your meals, as hemp seeds can reduce your food cravings and keep you fuller for longer. Now that’s something that can benefit everyone!
A published article actually reveals that hemp seed has antioxidant effects from their cannabidiol (CBD) content. CBD has proved to have incredible benefits in brain health. CBD and other compounds of the hemp seed may fight against neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
Hemp seeds also have the ability to promote good heart health. Due to their high levels of omega 3 and 6, they can improve the health of the heart and reduce the risk of illnesses such as arrhythmias and heart disease. Their ratio of omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids is at a perfect ratio, and they have high levels arginine, an amino acid that changes to nitric oxide which aids artery and vein dilation. In simple terms, hemp can assist the blood travelling in your bloodstream. Nitric oxide helps blood vessels dilate and can decrease the risk of heart disease.
The Benefits of Hemp Oil
Hemp seed oil is another way to add these health benefits to your diet! Hemp oil comes from hemp seeds and contains more positive compounds to help your body. Nutrient-dense, hemp oil is packed with antioxidants, phytosterols, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids.
Just when we thought hemp could do nothing else, it also improves the appearance of skin! Its high content vitamin E, omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids work to nourish your skin to give it a glowing, healthy appearance. It also helps prevent breakouts, inflammation, oxidation and effectively reduces the visible signs of ageing. Another review suggested that hemp oil may also treat many skin issues such as eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis.
Boosting our immunity is one of the key things many people look for when searching for a superfood, and guess what? Hemp oil does it! The acids in hemp oil regulate intestinal flora, helping to build a barrier against microbes (bacteria) and increase the resilience of the body. Our range of hemp seed oil by Essential Hemp have up to 30,000 hemp seeds in just one bottle! Imagine the benefits!
The Benefits of Hemp Protein
Bored with your current protein powder? Yep, that’s right! Hemp also comes in a protein powder! One of the best plant-based proteins known to man, this incredibly nutritious protein is high in quality and tastes delicious!
With a high content of amino acids that is perfectly proportioned, you can be certain that you're filling your body with only the best fuel. Not to mention that it's also full of essential materials such as iron, magnesium, potassium, folate, phosphorus, and zinc!
Organic hemp protein powder is made by cold-pressing whole hemp seeds that separate the seed from the oil. From this, a very fine powder is produced and is separated. This is a natural process and does not use heat, chemical or solvents.
With so many health benefits, and so many different ways to increase your hemp intake, why wouldn’t you add hemp into your daily diet! Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids, hemp is without a doubt one of the highest nutrition-based superfoods on the market.