Aine McAteer is a big fan of Hemp Nutrition and she strives to include hemp foods in her daily cooking, for the likes of such Hollywood stars as Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman and Robert Redford.
McAteer is keen to use foods that offer nutritional benefits as well as flavour, and hemp fits this description to a T. Hemp seeds, hemp protein powder and hemp oil are becoming mainstream products on supermarket shelves these days, and although hemp is a member of the Cannabis Sativa family, it doesn’t have the psychoactive qualities of its cousin, marijuana.
Hemp seeds, deemed a superfood by many, are full of nutrients. They are high in protein, and contain many minerals such as zinc, iron and calcium. They are also an excellent source of Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids which are key factors for good health.
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