Hemp Seed

I incorporate help seed into my daily diet, I put it in my morning shake, on my granola, waffles, pancakes, stir fry, pasta, rice, the list goes on. So you get the idea, you can pretty much add it anywhere

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What we know about the therapeutic benefits of hemp:

Excellent 3:1 balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which promote cardiovascular health.

High in gamma linolenic acid (GLA), an essential omega-6 fatty acid found in borage oil and egg yolks that has been proven to naturally balance hormones.

“Perfect protein” not only containing all 20 amino acids, but also each of the 9 essential amino acids that our bodies cannot produce.

Rich in soluble and un-soluble fiber which naturally cleanses the colon and reduces sugar cravings

High in minerals such as:
Calcium, itron, magnesium, maganese, phosphorus, potassium, zinc.

High in vitamins such as:
Vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B6, D, E

 Hemp Seeds are about 1/3 oil and 1/4 protein for cellular health and energy

 

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Major Hemp Seed Benefits:

Cancer

Because of it’s perfect fatty-acid profile of omega-3 fats and GLA, this helps naturally balance inflammation levels and strengthen the immune system.

The British Journal of Cancer reports that the THC in hemp seeds can stop and possibly reverse glioblastoma multiforme (a form of brain cancer).

The journal of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment confirmed the THC in hemp seeds improved advanced stage breast cancer.

Researchers from the University of Rostock, Germany discovered the same hemp seed benefits for lung cancer.

After evaluating the research consuming hemp seeds could be part of a healthy anti-cancer diet and natural treatment plan.

Arthritis and Joint Pain

Published in the journal of Arthritis and Rheumatism found that GLA found in hemp seeds reduced arthritis symptoms by 25%  This along with the fact that hemp seeds have an ideal ratio of omega-3/6 fats along with it’s other minerals help naturally reduce inflammation.

Hormones (GLA)

Research in the 1980s observed that hormone-like substances called prostaglandins play a key role in helping the body function smoothly. It was discovered that prostaglandins help smooth muscles contract, control inflammation and body temperature, and are vital to other body functions.

Researchers have surmised that GLA supplementation is necessary for proper hormone health, which is probably why many women suffering from PMS have been helped by it.

For treatment take 1 tbsp of hemp seed oil daily along with a quality fish oil.

Heart Health

Some of the key ingredients in building a healthy heart include fiber, plant-based protein, healthy fats and eating less sugar.  And hemp seeds help in doing all of those things.

Recommend is adding 2 tbsp of hemp seeds to a morning smoothie to naturally lower blood pressure, reduce LDL cholesterol, raise HDL cholesterol and improve triglycerides.

Weight Loss

Hemp is known as a natural appetite suppressant and can help you feel full longer and reduce sugar cravings. Some experts recommend that adding 4 tablespoons of the seeds to your breakfast will help curb excess hunger the entire day.

Digestive Health

High in insoluble and soluble fiber, hemp seeds provide more than enough bulk to keep your gastrointestinal system regular. Additionally, this healthy mixture of roughage feeds the probiotics in your gut and helps secure a robust immune system.

Hair/Skin/Nails

Hemp seed benefits for skin and hair go a long way at improving dry, red, flaking skin. The oil in the hemp seeds is known to penetrate the inner layers of the skin and promote healthy cell growth; the recipe for smooth, soft skin.

For more info:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/natural-health/why-hemp-protein-is-a-vegan-fitness-buffs-best-friend/

http://draxe.com/7-hemp-seed-benefits-nutrition-profile/

 

Hemp seed is also healthy for your pet dog or cat!

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Strengthens the immune system
Supports a healthy weight
Increases energy
Improves condition of skin and coat
Reduces joint pain
Fights cancer

hemp seedsMore about hemp for pets:

http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/hemp-for-dogs-should-you-use-it/

http://www.hemp-ingredients.com/hemp_animal_nutrition.html

 

 

 

 

 

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