Hemp Food and Nutrition

One of the many uses of Hemp is as a food source. Examples of Hemp foods are hemp milk, hemp seed oil, hemp protein, hemp granola bars and even hemp tortilla chips.

Hemp seed oil has been proven to contain omega 3 fats that help protect the human body from heart disease. Although the low smoke point of the oil means that it is not suitable for frying, hemp seed oil is used as a culinary oil and diet supplement. The oil is extremely nutritious being extremely high in protein and containing essential fatty and amino acids. The seeds can also provide calcium, iron, manganese, copper and zinc.