Hemp protein is arguably the best plant protein available today, loaded with amino acids designed to optimize an active lifestyle. The hemp plant is part of the species Cannabis sativa, and is typically grown for the industrial uses of its derived products. These products are then refined into a variety of commercial items including paper, textiles, clothing, biodegradable plastics, paint, insulation, biofuel, animal feed and food.
There are over a thousand reasons why you SHOULD add Hemp to your diet, but for now we will give you 5.
1. Hemp gives you long lasting energy all day
Pair with chia to get a high fiber and protein breakfast that will keep you energized all day.
2. Hemp keeps you full
The high protein will keep you feeling satisfied. In fact, a serving of Hemp Hearts contains more protein than hard boiled egg.
3. Healthy Fats
Per serving of Hemp, you get 12 grams of omega's Including 350 mg of GLA that has been shown to reduce inflammation, heart healthy and skin looking good. Chia and Flax don't contain any of these type of omega's.
4. Taste Great
They taste amazing and can be added to a number of dishes. It is easy to toss them in oatmeal, yogurt, cereal or as a crunchy salad topper.
5. Hypoallergenic (Nut and Gluten Free)
This makes a great replacement for recipes that call for nuts like pestos, nut butters and oatmeals.
Hemp is the future. It’s healthy, hardy, environmentally-friendly and is unbelievably versatile, you can do almost anything. By adding hemp to your diet, you can turn out amazing, too.