Shelled Hemp Hemp with its rich flavour and nutty texture is the latest addition to Linwoods range of healthy super foods.
Linwoods Shelled Hemp contains an ideal ratio of the essential fatty aids Omega 3, 6 and 9 which help to maintain a healthy heart and immune system. Hemp has a full amino acid spectrum, meaning it provides a complete protein including the 9 essential amino acids our bodies cannot make and therefore must be obtained through the diet, these essential amino acids are required for the growth and repair of muscles, bones and skin.
Two dessert spoonfuls per day of shelled hemp provides 49% RDA of Magnesium - beneficial for healthy bones and teeth and aids in proper muscle function and energy metabolism, also 21% RDA of Iron, which is an integral part of many proteins and enzymes that maintain good health. Iron is also important for oxygen transport in the body and the reproduction of red blood cells.
Hemp is a source of dietary fibre which helps to maintain healthy bowel regularity and may assist in lowering cholesterol. It is also high in Vitamin E which is a highly effective anti-oxidant and beneficial for hair, skin and nails.
Hemp seed is ideal for every diet and especially appealing to athletes, vegetarians and vegans looking for alternative protein sources. Hemp is a delicious snack or also a perfect accompaniment to cereal, fruit, yogurt, soup, juice, casseroles, smoothies, stir fry or baking.