Hemp recently became legal for human consumption in Australia, which means Australians can now enjoy the many Hemp Health Benefits this plant has to offer.
Often mistaken as being the same plant as marijuana, hemp is in fact a different strain of cannabis that lacks the psychoactive effects of its cousin. Hemp has small seeds that are loaded with vitamins and nutrients, and they have a delicious nutty flavour to boot.
Among the many benefits of eating hemp, is that these superfood seeds are loaded with protein. With ten grams of protein in every two tablespoon serving, hemp seeds are the ultimate protein alternative to meat-reduced diets.
Another benefit to eating hemp seeds is that they contain a balanced source of essential fatty acids. Most importantly, Omega-6 and Omega-3, the EFA’s that the human body cannot produce on its own. These essential omegas are known to reduce cholesterol, blood pressure, and boost immune system function.
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