Next to the spirulina, hemp seeds have most easily digested and complete required amino acids for the proteins, essential fatty acids in the most perfect ratio for the human nutritional needs. The proteins are easiest to digest when compared to meat protein.
Unlike the animal protein that has to be cooked, hemp seeds protein is completely pure & raw and can be eaten as it is by adding them into any food & beverage.
These small seeds wonderfully pack almost entire range of the nutrients in their tiny shells. They are high in the calcium, carotene, fiber, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, chlorophyll, copper, enzymes, phospholipids, phosphorus, phytosterols, and zinc, as well as vitamins B1, B2, B6, D, and E.
Considering all the nutrients packed into these tiny seeds, one can only imagine immense health benefits of hemp seeds that can be derived from eating them regularly. Among them some of outstanding benefits are:
Hemp seeds are extremely high in the manganese, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, and protein that makes it beneficial for the strengthening bones, teeth and nails.
The rich fatty acids and lecithin content in the hemp seeds are helpful for maintaining the brain health. They help to reduce brain inflammation, nourish and reconnect neurons, thus increasing the brain performance, preventing the brain deterioration and brain fog.
Hemp seeds have low content of saturated and mono-unsaturated fats and high in omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids which makes it beneficial for vigorous cellular development with varied health benefits.
Individuals with the blood sugar issues might benefit from including hemp seeds in their diet for their rich fiber and protein that might also help to lower the blood sugar, risks of heart disease and stroke.
These seeds can reduce risk of a deadly cardiac arrhythmia or heart attack because they contain the healthy fats such as omega-3 and omega-6 that are not synthesized naturally by body. Hemp seeds produce phytosterols, which help to decrease amount of cholesterol in body and removes fat buildup in arteries.
Hemp seeds can help to reduce the inflammation and might be beneficial for those suffering with the arthritis, psoriasis, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and even tuberculosis because it improves the circulation.
Hemp seeds can absorb up to many times its weight in water, it becomes the gel-like substance and expands in the stomach which can improve the fullness, slow absorption of the food and help you to eat less calories. The rich protein content can also help to reduce appetite and food intake.
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