Hemp in Food
The all-natural, easy-to-digest, all-in-one superfood.
Lift your mood. Lower your blood pressure.
Increase your brain power. Decrease anxiety and stress. Heal faster. Sleep better. Lose unwanted weight. Win the lottery. OK, not that last one. But hemp is one little seed that packs a huge life-changing punch.
It’s pretty much the perfect source of plant-based protein, low in carbs and chock full of essential fatty acids, fibre, vitamins and minerals. Who says you can’t eat and drink your way to better physical health and mental wellbeing?
Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties
Improves heart and cardiovascular health
Supports brain function and improves memory
Supports gut health and digestion
Boosts energy and concentration levels
Reduces stress and anxiety and supports relaxation
Supports healthy cholesterol levels and weight loss
Enhances skin, hair and joint health
Improves healing and your immune system
Clean, lean protein.
Hemp is a great source of vegetarian and vegan protein – it’s a complete protein source, containing all the essential amino acids.
Essential for the growth and repair of the body’s tissues. Perfect for vegans, vegetarians or anyone looking to reduce their meat consumption.
- 50-70 percent more protein than chia or flax.
- Edestin and albumin proteins boost the immune system.
Essential fatty acids your body loves.
Hemp seeds are a great source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. In fact, hemp seed oil is a cleaner source of omega fatty acids than fish or krill oil.
- Provides all 20 common amino acids.
- Includes the nine our bodies need to obtain from food.
- Helps maintain healthy skin, hair and joints.
Fibre to ‘keep you regular’.
High in soluble and insoluble fibre, hemp protein, hemp flour and hemp husks (the bit left over when seeds are dehulled) are top sources of prebiotic nutrition.
- Promotes healthy gut bacteria.
- Keeps you regular and aids digestion.
- Boosts immunity and general health.
Essential vitamins and minerals.
Hemp is a good source of magnesium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, vitamin E and more. And because it doesn’t contain phytates (found in plant-based protein sources like soy), it’s easier for your body to absorb all that goodness.
Terpenes (cool natural compounds).
Without getting too nerdy about it (you can always geek out on our Inspire blog if you want more science), hemp packs natural compounds called terpenes that do some v. cool stuff. Improve focus. Calm your mind. Relax your body. Boost memory. Reduce stress and anxiety. Lift energy levels…
Phytosterols (more cool compounds).
Hemp also contains other natural compounds called phytosterols that do a heap of other cool stuff, like helping you maintain healthy cholesterol levels and reducing your risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack or stroke.
And the best bit?
It couldn’t be easier to add hemp to your diet, from hemp oil to hemp seeds, from smoothies to salads. And we’re making it easier with a growing range of all-natural, hemp seeds, hemp oils and hemp protein products.
Check out our FAQs for more hemp facts (no, it doesn’t contain THC like cannabis, so you won’t get high). Alternatively, hit our Inspire blog for tasty hemp recipes or visit our online store and find your happy, healthy, hempy place.