Hemp Seeds

About Hemp Seeds

Hemp Seeds (Cannabis sativa) are the edible seeds of the hemp plant. Hemp originated in Central Asia, but is cultivated China, Europe and the Americas. Hemp seeds are small, round seeds with a nutty flavor. Hemp seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, iron, magnesium, and zinc.

Hemp Seeds Uses, Properties, and Health Benefits

Hemp seeds have anti-cancer, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, nutritive, digestive stimulant, immune stimulant, digestive aid, anti-hypertensive, and cholesterol-lowering health properties.

Hemp seeds is consume as food supplement because of their health benefits for eczema (dermatitis), depression, anemia, breast cancer, heart disease, menopause symptoms, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), allergy (allergies), diabetes, multiple sclerosis (MS), diabetic neuropathy, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, constipation, weight loss, and cancer.

Hemp Seeds Nutritional Information

Hemp Seeds Nutrition Facts (per 100 g)

Nutrition Facts
Calories 580 (29%)
Calories from Fat 423
Total Fat 45 g (69%)
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Total Carbohydrate 6.7 g
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
Protein 36.7 g (73%)

Minerals
Iron 9.6 mg (53%)
Magnesium 640 mg (160%)
Zinc 11.5 mg (77%)

Note: Numbers in parentheses indicate % daily values based on 2,000 calories.

References:
https://www.britannica.com/plant/hemp
https://www.curesdecoded.com/products/hemp-seed/608
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/custom/629104/2