Nutritional benefits of hemp seeds
Hemp seeds contain almost as much protein as soybeans.
In every 30 grams (g) of seeds, or about 3 tablespoons, there are 9.46 g of protein.
Hemp seeds contain an impressive array of vitamins and minerals and are especially rich in:
- vitamin E
They are also a good source of iron, zinc, and B vitamins, including:
- vitamin B-6
Hemp seeds are a good source pf fiber, with three tablespoons containing approximately 1.2 g of fiber.
Consuming enough fiber every day can:
- reduce the appetite
- help with weight management
- work to stabilize blood sugar levels
- promote the health of the gut
Reducing inflammation may help manage the symptoms of chronic diseases, such as:
- metabolic syndrome
- type 2 diabetes
- heart disease
- non-alcohol-related fatty liver disease