What are hemp foods / hemp products?
Hemp Seed Oil: Cold pressed from the industrial cannabis sativa seeds (much the same as olive oil). Hemp seed oil has a high concentration of amino acids, and a perfect ratio of omega 3, 6 and & 9 essential fatty acids. it is also an alternative, sustainable option to replace fish oil, and is Vegan-friendly. Read More
Hemp Hearts: (Hulled hemp seeds) The heart of the industrial cannabis sativa seed, hulled or extracted from its hard shell, leaving the soft nutty tasting centre. Very high in digestible protein, soluble and insoluble fibre. Hemp seeds benefits are plentiful and they truly are a superior superfood Read more
Hemp Protein: Hemp seeds are extracted from oil and leave behind a seed cake that is crushed and dried into a powder which is what we call hemp protein. Very high in fibre and a great source of vegan-friendly digestible protein. It blends easily and has a great nutty taste. Hemp protein Can also be used for animal feed rather than grain feed for cattle. This makes cattle and meat sources healthier and reduces GMO grain products. Read more
What is Hemp?
- Industrial Hemp has been a part of ancient medicine, nutrition and textile exports for thousands of years. This ancient and sustainable agri-crop knows no boundaries when considering sustainability and its minimal impact on nature and mankind itself.
- Industrial hemp seeds are cultivated for food purposes from the hemp flower. The hemp flower is processed into three main nutrient dense hemp foods.
Are Hemp foods safe?
- Hemp itself is part of the cannabis sativa family. But unlike its controversial brother marijuana, hemp foods contain less than 1% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) the psychoactive compound that alters the state of mind and gets you “high” for lack a better term.
What else can be made from hemp?
- Hemp clothing can be made from the sustainable fibres of the industrial hemp plant.
- Hemp milk can be made with hemp seeds and water by blending and processing the two together. Hemp milk for vegans is a great substitute to other animal based milks and those allergic to soy.
- Hemp Plastic is carbon neutral, bio degradable and highly sustainable for the planet.
- Hemp Houses are made from hemp fibres mixed lime, creating a strong carbon neutral fibre
What are the Benefits of Hemp on the Environment?
- Industrial Hemp fibre: Reduces our carbon footprint by replacing toxic practices which are used to create plastic steel and paper, and can replace cotton as a fibre.
- Hemp crop overall: Don’t use chemical pesticides, herbicides or chemicals when cultivated. No hexanes or solvents are used in the extraction process making it 100% natural. Naturally, phytate free for bio-availability, and are non-GMO.
What are phytates?
Phytates or Phytic acid is an anti-nutrient which makes it harder for your body to absorb much-needed nutrients, the absence or phytates make hemp foods one the most bio-available sources of nutrients on the planet.