Whats The Deal With Hemp Protein

Whats The Deal With Hemp Protein ?

Described as the "perfect, plant-based protein", hemp is vegan, boasting what medical experts call the ideal 3:1 ratio of omega 3 to omega 6, all 20 muscle-building and essential amino acids, plus a high fibre content.

With no chemical extraction or science labs needed like many other proteins, hemp proteins is 100% natural, cold pressed, alkaline and packed with fibre – And NO you can NOT get high off it!
So What Is Hemp
Put very simply hemp is a non-psychoactive variety of Cannabis thats been used as fibre and food and cultivated for thousands of years on almost every continent.
Sustainable
Returns 60%-70% of nutrient back to the soil
Being a weed itself means hemp has no need for harsh chemical herbicides
Needs 50% less water than cotton to grow
Requires less land mass to grow
Vegan 
Not only is hemp seed protein vegan it’s also dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, allergen-free and non-GMO. Did we mention, it’s also raw, cold-pressed and alkaline?.
Hemp seeds are a complete vegan protein source that gives you more protein per gram than beef. Like meat sources of protein, but unlike many plant-based sources, hemp seed protein contains all 20 amino acids for muscle building including the 9 “essential” amino acids your body can’t produce on its own.
Omega 3
Hemp contains omega 3, 6 and 9 essential fatty acids. It’s these body healing fatty acids that are essential for brain development, immunity and much more. Hemp is also rare source of GLA, a type of
omega 6, revered for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Healthy Gut
Its super important to look after your gut health to get the most nutrition out of meal. Unlike whey protein, Hemp Protein is an all natural, easy to digest high fibre and protein gift form mother nature. Hemp seed is high in edestin, a protein which repairs DNA and is bioavailable so you can digest its nutrients easily.
Packed Fibre
Whole hemp seed have a whopping 16.8 grams of fiber in a 56g serving. !!!  meaning just a couple of hand fulls of seed will and you’ll hit your minimum daily requirement of fibre.

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