Come November, Australian’s will finally be able to enjoy food products that contain the benefits of Hemp Nutrition – legally.
The contentious hemp seed is often falsely implicated as having the same qualities as its close cousin, marijuana. Hemp, however, is a different strain of cannabis, and contains little to no measurable amounts of THC, the psychoactive ingredient known to cause apathy and food cravings.
Hemp awareness is on the rise, and the healthy seed’s nutritional and medicinal benefits are becoming more familiar to consumers.
On November 12th, hemp for human consumption will officially be legalised in Australia, following the Food Standards Australia New Zealand ruling earlier this year.
Hemp seeds are a rich source of fibre and protein, and they are also a balanced source of Omega-6 and Omega-3 essential fatty acids.
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