Shelling hemp seeds produces the most nutritious and tender part of the seed — the heart. Hemp hearts have a slightly nutty taste, similar to sunflower seeds or pine nuts. Whether you mix them into your smoothie, sprinkle them on yogurt or cereal or integrate them into your baked goods, hemp hearts are a nutritional powerhouse with outstanding health benefits. (Check out our blog for recipes uploaded to try with your hemp hearts!)
Each bag contains 12 ounces of hemp hearts and is in a resealable bag.
What Are the Benefits of Eating Hemp Hearts?
Hemp hearts contain essential amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. Hemp Hearts are a complete protein.
Omega-3 and omega-6 in hemp hearts are essential monounsaturated fatty acids that your body requires for many functions. Omega-3's are importatn for the health of your eyes, brain, blood vessels, lungs, immune system and reproductive system. Omega-6 is important for skin and hair growth, maintaining good bone health and helping to regulate your metabolism.
In just three tablespoons hemp hearts provide:
- 170 Calories
- 10 grams of Protein
- 12 grams of Fats
- 5 grams Carbohydrates
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