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For thousands of years, Hemp has been used in various industries including food, paper, textiles like rope & clothing, construction material, biodegradable plastics, fuel, & more. Hemp was referred to as the ‘Golden Plant’; a God-given plant one with a long & distinguished history of service to mankind. A potentially useful component of the Hemp plant is its seed. The seed had been used to produce a variety of products.
Hemp Seeds (Nubs) have extensive uses ranging from health foods, body care to other nutraceuticals. Hemp seeds (Nubs) are super rich in protein & balanced omega-fatty acids with a nutty flavor. Also, loaded with all 20 amino acids including the 9 essential that can be acquired only through particular foods, in this case, Hemp. It’s an excellent plant-based protein which is easily digestible, hence preferred by vegetarians, vegans & followers of sensitive diets.
Health Horizons are focused on the seed, which is used to make delicious Hemp seed recipes. They have a variety of Hemp products to help you add this amazing superfood to your diet which will give you all the balanced nutrients our body needs but cannot produce.
We have seen how Hemp food Products are rich in protein & have all 10 essential amino acids. Hemp foods don’t just stop there as they also contain magnesium, fiber, iron, zinc, & phosphorous.
Hemp seeds (Nubs) proteins are largely composed of two main types of protein namely albumin & edestin, which are globular & legumin type proteins. It is apparent that amino acid profiles of Hemp seeds are comparable to high-quality proteins like soy & egg white. Hemp protein is high in arginine, glutamic acid & sulfur-containing amino acids, cystine & methionine. They also contain omega-3 & omega-6 in the perfect ratio of 1:3, Stearidonic acid (SDA), & the rare omega-6 Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA). The great thing is that GLA has shown to help with cholesterol, inflammation, skin & hair health, balancing hormones, & general heart health.
Hemp is also comparatively high in tyrosine, alanine & aspartic acid. Additionally, Hemp protein powder has a good absorption profile & studies show that bio-active antioxidant peptides are produced from Hemp protein. In brief, the Hemp seeds (Sativa Nubs) meal has been reported to have a range of digestibility rating scores from 50-86%.