Hemp Seed Products Vitamins And Supplements by Nutiva
Nutiva - Organic Shelled Hempseed - 8 Oz. - The best prices every day!
$5.56Manufacturer: NutivaPart Number: 692752000102
Nutiva Organic Hemp Seed Raw Shelled - 8 oz. (227g)Nutiva Organic Hemp Seed Raw Shelled are the world's most nutritious seeds, and can be enjoyed plain or as a delicious condiment. Shelled hempseeds are 33% protein, with Omega-3 and GLA-the healths EFAs doctors recommend.
Nutiva simply remove the seeds' hard shells, yielding a 100% raw gourmet product that tastes like pine nuts. Eat 3 tablespoons daily by adding them to smoothies, cereal, omelettes, yogurt, soups, salads, and veggies. Consider lightly pan-toasting the seed - but not above 325 degrees F, to conserve the EFAs.
Nutiva certified organic hemp seeds are grown without any chemical pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. Trust Nutiva for the freshest, best-tasting products.About Hemp Foods Hemp 101Hemp was their company's founding product. In fact, the name "Nutiva" was inspired by the "nut" from the Cannabis sativa plant.
Their line of nutritious hemp foods has grown to include Hemp Seed, Hemp Protein, HempShake, Hemp Bars and Hemp Oil. Hemp is easily grown without pesticides or herbicides, and besides its tasty nut it yields a strong fiber used for cloth, paper, construction, plastics and auto parts, and countless other ways.
The hemp plant has been in cultivation for thousands of years throughout Asia and the Middle East before finally making its way across Europe and to the Americas. It is an extremely versatile and hardy plant, with many uses including fibers and plastic, and being known as one of the most nutritious foods on the planet.
Traditional Chinese Medicine has been using the hemp seed for more than 2000 years as a healing and tonifying food in treating a number of ailments. Hemp is protein rich, gluten-free food loaded with protein, Omega-fatty acids and fiber. No known allergies exist to hemp foods.
Hemp NutritionNutiva's Hemp seeds, oil and protein are all derived from the nutritious seed of the versatile, historic hemp plant, which has been revered for thousands of years for a variety of health improving benefits. The hemp seed is the richest known source of polyunsaturated fats, containing a perfect 3:1 ratio of Omega-6 linolenic Acid and Omega-3 linolenic acid.
In fact, the hemp seed balance of Omega 3 to 6 fats is the perfect proportions for human dietary needs, making hemp an ideal addition to a healthy diet and lifestyle. The Omega fats, or "essential" fats in hemp seeds are crucial to human health and they are called essential because they can only be obtained through our diet.
Without essential fats, the body is at an increased risk of developing deficiencies that can cause slow wound healing, hair loss, skin conditions, and a greater risk of infection from the common cold and flu. Imbalance of Omega fatty acids, including too many Omega-6's, common in trans fats containing foods like fast food, animal products and processed junk food can lead to diseases including heart disease, hypertension, stroke, arthritis and diabetes.
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