Organic Canadian Hemp Hearts






Organic Canadian Hemp Hearts
Organic Canadian Hemp Hearts
Organic Canadian Hemp Hearts

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About Organic Canadian Hemp Hearts

Raw, certified organic Canadian hemp hearts (shelled hemp seeds).  These little morsels are absolutely loaded with goodness, and taste amazing!

Without a doubt, hemp hearts are one of mother natures most concentrated and best plant sources of a number of nutrients, including protein, essential fats, and antioxidants just to name a few.

Nutritional Information

Here is a look at some of the many nutritional benefits of hulled hemp seeds:

  • Contain all 9 essential amino acids (20 in total)
  • More essential fatty acids per serving than fatty fish
  • 10 grams of protein per 30 gram serving
  • Ideal 3:1 ration of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids
  • Contain powerful phytonutrients that help fight free radical damage
  • Good source of vitamin E
  • Loaded with manganese (110% of RDA), magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and B-complex vitamins.
  • Naturally gluten-free

Hemp hearts contains the following nutrients (% Daily Value) per 30 gram serving:

Manganese: 110%
Phosphorus: 45%
Magnesium: 45%
Iron : 20%
Zinc: 20%

They also contain 170 calories, composed of 3 grams of carbohydrates, 10 grams of protein, 13 grams of fat, and 3 grams of fiber.

Health Benefits

Needless to say, hemp hearts are beneficial to our health in numerous ways based on their diverse nutritional profile.

Here is a list of some of the potential health benefits they have to offer according to recent scientific studies:

  • Anti-inflammatory benefits (omega-3's)
  • Cardiovascular benefits (omega-3's)
  • May improve digestion and promote colon health (fiber)
  • Help combat oxidative damage caused by free radicals (phytonutrients)
  • Increased immune system strength (phytonutrients)
  • Helps regulate blood sugar (fiber, protein)

Recommended Intake

In order to take advantage of the many health benefits associated with hemps seeds, try to consume 3-4 tablespoons daily.

Interesting Facts About Hemp Seeds

  • Hemp has been prohibited from cultivation in the USA since 1950
  • Canada, France, and China are the largest producers of hemp seeds
  • Hemp can be used to make paper, textiles, plastic, and fuel

Storage Tips for Maximum Shelf Life

Hulled hemp hearts contain a vitamin E, which helps naturally protect them from going rancid. They will last for up to 24 months in the freezer, 14 months in the refrigerator, and up to 6 months in the pantry in a sealed container.

How to Enjoy

Hemp hearts provide plenty of nutritional benefits when consumed on their own, but there are plenty of other ways to enjoy them. Here are a few ideas:

  • Add to soup, salad, or vegetable dishes
  • Sprinkle on to cereal, oatmeal, or yogurt
  • Add to baked goods or desserts
  • Add to smoothies or protein shakes
  • Spread on to toast with nut butter
  • Sprinkle in sandwiches or wraps

Hemp Seed Recipes

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 30g
Calories 80
Total Fat . 7g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 1mg
Total Carbohydrate 2g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 0g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 6%

Ingredients

Certified organic hemp hearts

Country of Origin

Canada


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