Hemp Seed (grain)

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Hemp Grain = Super Food?

 Hemp seed (the grain) is an excellent source of protein and good fatty acids. Here are some stats on three tablespoons of 100% Pure Hulled Hemp Seed:

 

170 Energy Calories kcal

11g Protein

11g Total lipid (fat)

2g Carbohydrate, by difference

1g of Fiber, total dietary

1g of Sugar

20mg of Calcium, Ca

5.4mg of Iron, Fe

*According the the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service as found in the USDA Food Composition Database linked here: https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/foods/show/45030936?fgcd=&manu=&format=&count=&max=25&offset=&sort=default&order=asc&qlookup=45030936&ds=&qt=&qp=&qa=&qn=&q=&ing=

 

Hemp seeds are cold pressed to extract the oil (and most of the fats). The remaining hemp seed cake is milled to create a powder. The powder is then sifted to make hemp flour. The flour from the final sifting is high in fiber but lower in protein than the raw seeds.

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