(NaturalNews) Hemp is a variety of the Cannabis sativa (marijuana) plant, but it does not contain large amounts of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the main ingredient that produces a high. Hemp has numerous industrial uses but is also a superfood that comes with numerous health benefits. You can achieve most of the benefits by including its seeds in your diet.
Hemp can provide you with a balanced ratio of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, vitamin A, E and D, and many B vitamins. It is also rich in sodium, calcium, dietary fiber and iron. Therefore, hemp seeds can easily provide you with most of your dietary need for optimal health.
Health benefits of hemp seeds:
Heart health and lowered blood pressure
Hemp seeds contain essential fatty acids that can reduce blood cholesterol. This keeps the heart healthy and also prevents plaque buildup in the arteries, which can ultimately lead…
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