SIM Organics Hemp Seeds from Cannabis are aptly called super food because of the various nutritive advantages they provide to human body.
Till lately hemp seeds were known as ingredients in many medicinal and beauty products and were not consumed as seeds. However researches and deep information on their nutritional properties has made them popular among health enthusiasts.
Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds
1. Rich in GLA
Gamma-Linolenic acid (GLA) is an important building block for certain prostaglandins — hormone-like chemicals. These chemicals help in smoothening miscles, contol body temperature and also help in reducing inflammation.
They also play vital role in many body functions.
What does GLA Do
GLA helps people overcome the following ailments
- Breast pain
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- Multiple sclerosis
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Skin allergies
2. Arthritis and Joint Pain
Recent Research has shown that hemp seeds when taken regularly can be helpful in relieving rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
3. Weight Reduction and Weightloss
Hemp seeds take long to get digested because of the high fibre content it has, thuus you will feel full for longer periods of time. Hemp also helps in reducing sugar craving which is considered to be the major reason for weight gain.
We at SIM recommend that adding four tablespoons of the seeds to your breakfast or smoothie will curb your hunger pangs for the complete day.
4. Aids in Maintaining Digestive Health
Hemp seeds are rich in fiber and hence provide roughage to your intestine. This roughage aids in growth and proliferation of good microbes or the probiotics in your gastrointestinal tract. This is how your digestive health is maintained bu hemp seeds
5. Hair, Skin and Nails
Hemp seeds work greatly for hair and skin health especially for dry skin. Many popular skin and hair products contain hemp seed oil in them.
Hemp Seeds contain the right balance of Omega 3 fatty acid and GLA, this increase the immune power of the body and can fight ailments like cancer.
The British Journal of Cancer reports that the THC in hemp seeds can stop and possibly reverse many cancers including brain cancer.
The journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment confirmed the THC in hemp seeds improved advanced stage breast cancer.
7. Heart Health
Healthy fats, fiber and plant based protein helps in making your heart health. Research in animals and humans strongly suggests that hemp seeds can improve cardiovascular health and high blood pressure.
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||2,451 kJ (586 kcal)|
|Dietary fiber||4.0 g|
Precautions with Hemp Seeds
There really aren’t any hemp seed side effects. They donot intoxicate and youa re safe with them.
Just be cautious if you are taking any anticoagulants, hemp seeds may cause bleeding risk.
Hemp seeds can be eaten raw, ground into a meal, sprouted, or made into dried sprout powder.