Hemp protein is made from pressing all of the oil out of hemp hearts and grinding up the seed that's left over. Hemp protein has become increasingly popular over the last few years as an alternative to whey and soy protein, which can cause bloating and upset stomach in many.
Protein powder can be used in smoothies for added protein, or as a substitute in baking!
Why would a customer want to add hemp hearts or hemp protein to their diet?
-They are rich in Omega 3 & 6 essential fatty acids, promoting energy production and strengthening the immune system.
-They're packed with phytosterols: cholesterol fighting compounds.
-The proteins contained within hemp hearts such as albumin and edestin are easily digestible
-It contains soluble and insoluble fiber, helping the body eliminate toxins through the loss of fat, and contributing to a healthy diet.
-They may reduce symptoms associated with PMS and menopause thanks to high levels of gamma-linolenic acid.
-About 25% of the calories in hemp hearts/hemp protein come from protein. They also contain essential amino acids, making them a complete protein source.
-They're delicious snacks and additives!