hemp as food

Foods Made from Hemp – Benefits & Nutritional Value

Foods Made from Hemp – Benefits & Nutritional Value

The idea of making food from hemp is not a new one. Hemp was cultivated for food in China over 6, 0000 years ago. Hempseeds, which are packed with Omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, and vitamin E, have been found to be one of the super nutritious foods on the planet, by researchers. (Hemp Food). Hempseed contains a balance of all eight essential amino acids, are digestible and pure. Hemp food is so good that it is considered a gold standard plant-based food, which has albumin and smaller-chain edestin (globulinleguminprotein) protein. It also has vitamins, and high amounts of minerals such as magnesium, and iron. We’ll discuss hemp as a food in this article.

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Hemp & its Various Industrial Uses

Hemp & its Various Industrial Uses

Hemp is the common name given to the entire genus of Cannabis plants, which includes three different species, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. However, the word hemp is generally used to refer to Cannabis strains which are grown for industrial purposes. Hemp has long been used for producing fiber, seed-based oils, and seeds as food. Other species of Cannabis are also used as a common street and recreational drug, known as marijuana, which is also used for medicinal purposes. Industrial hemp products are made from selected Cannabis plants to produce an abundance of fiber. (WikipediA)

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