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A Magical Superfood- 11 Reasons Hemp is the Absolute Best!

Leah Rosin-PritchardComment

Hemp is one of the most sustainable and multi-purpose crops on the planet. Every part of the plant can be used, from the fiber to the oil to the seed. It’s used for fabrics, paper, fuel, construction, skin product, and of course, food. Hemp is one of the most beneficial foods to your body. It is one of the most dynamic and complete protein and fiber sources available.


What will hemp do for you?

  1. Help your cardiovascular health

  2. Prevent, and can even help reverse, disease like cancer

  3. Balance hormones

  4. Reduce sugar cravings

  5. Moisturizes and promotes healthy skin and hair



Why is hemp the greatest?


  1. Hemp seed is a complete protein and easy for your body to digest and absorb

  2. It contains all 20 amino acids, including those essential which our body does not produce

  3. It contains all essential fatty acids

  4. Includes a perfect ratio of Omega 3 and Omega 6 for human health

  5. Hemp is rich in fiber both insoluble and soluble

  6. Hemp also includes many minerals including magnesium, iron, calcium, and many b vitamins.

You can find hemp seed, protein powder, and oil at grocery stores like Trader Joe's and Whole Foods Market, as well as from retailers online. Hemp is also found in many health food products including Leah’s own Omega Bar!

We hope you enjoy both learning about and utilizing this exciting superfood!