Hemp Nutrition is just one aspect of hemp worth celebrating this week. June 6-12 marks the seventh annual Hemp History Week in the U.S.

If you are unfamiliar with the health benefits of hemp, then make it a point to learn all about this superfood during Hemp History Week. This nationwide event raises awareness about hemp, the miracle plant, and gives advocates the opportunity to publicize and endorse the value and benefits of hemp.

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The origin of hemp farming dates back more than 10,000 years. It is a magnificent resource with uses ranging from fabrics and biofuel to paper, medicine and food products.

Hemp is growing in popularity these days, mostly due to its nutritional benefits; it is high in protein and fibre, and contains omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids. Hemp can help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of colon cancer. It’s also great for the heart!

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