Hemp protein powder is a whole food that contains all the essential amino acids, making it a great gluten free complete protein source high in fibre.
This hemp protein contains 50% protein. This means that every 100g of powder contains 50g of protein!
Hemp contains Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA), which is an extremely important Omega-6 fatty acid known for it's anti-inflammatory, hormone balancing, improved joint function and weight loss properties. With a 3.75:1 ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acids, hemp provides an almost perfect balance of essential fatty acids for the human body. It is this ratio that is believed to be ideal in promoting long-term well-being by decreasing the likelihood of developing heart disease, diabetes and depression. Hemp truly is the king of the plant kingdom!
Hemp seed is categorized as an "achene", a type of fruit that produces a single seed with a shelled outer coat. The hulled seed has no enzyme inhibitors and is gluten free, meaning it can be easily utilized by the human body. Where compared, it clearly stand alone as the most significant nutritional and sustainable food source for humans containing a high quality balanced and concentrated amount of Essential Amino Acids.
Blueberries are rich in anti-oxidants neutralizing "free radicals", anthocyanins with "anti-biotic properties", vitamin A and C, anti-aging abilities and pectin soluble fiber to feed the bowel, balance blood sugar and lower bad chlesterol.
Where does it come from?
Hemp seeds are crushed without heat or chemicals to extract the oil (which makes Hemp Oil) and the remaining protein and fibre is finely milled into Hemp Protein Powder. No chemicals, heat or heavy processing are involved in its production.
- Add some hemp protein to your breakfast foods for an added boost including cereals, smoothies, granola or toast.
- Mix some hemp protein into batter for breads or muffins. We suggest use 75% flour with 25% protein.
- Stir hemp powder into your favorite nut butter and enjoy all the benefits of this wonderful food!