Monday, June 1, 2015

Shelled Hemp Seed Nutritional Analysis

The nutritional composition of a hemp seed is incredible! In it's perfect organic natural state hemp seed is considered by many to be the safest, most digestible, balanced, natural and complete source of protein, amino acids, and essential fats found anywhere in nature.
 Hemp seed is 33% protein
Hemp seed is 35% essential fatty acid
(Omega 3, 6, 9 and GLA)
Contains all 9 essential amino acids
Contains 6.2 x more Omega-3 than raw tuna
Contains an abundant source of GLA
Rich in trace minerals
High in dietary fiber

Hemp seed is one of the only plants in the world to contain sizeable amounts of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). GLA may play an important role in the etiology of many diseases. Recent studies have shown that GLA and its metabolites are effective in the suppression of inflammation, in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy, atopic eczema, and certain cancers such as malignant human brain giloma.
Also, unique to hemp is a powerful protein called globule edestins. This protein is only found in hemp seed and is uniquely similar to globulin found in human blood plasma.
Ingredients: 100% raw certified organic shelled hempseed. Grown without pesticides. Contains no Genetically Modified Organisms (Non GMO).
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 3 tbs (30g)
Servings Per Container: 9
Per Serving% Daily
Total Calories174
Calories From Fat127
Total Fat13.5g21%
Saturated Fat1g4%
Trans Fat0g
Omega-3 ALA3g
Omega-6 LA7.5g
Super Omega-3 SDA.3g
Super Omega-6 GLA.6g
Total Carbohydrates2g1%
Dietary Fiber1g5%
Vitamin E21%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower, depending on your calorie needs.
Nutrition Information
A 42 gram (4 heaping tablespoons) serving of Shelled Hemp Seed contains 240 calorie energy from:
15 g. protein
15 g. polyunsaturated fats
(11.4 g. omega 6 and 3.6 g. omega 3)
2.7 g. mono-unsaturated fats
2.1 g. of saturated fats
2.5 g. fiber
4.5 g. carbohydrates
2 mg. iron
31 mg. calcium
3.8 mg. sodium
3.8 mg. sodium
3.8 mg. vitamin E
956 IU vitamin D
.42 mg. vitamin C
.05mg. vitamin B6
.14mg. vitamin B2
.58 mg. vitamin B1
1.68 IU of vitamin A
The byproduct of pressing hempseed for its nutritious vegetable oil is a high protein seed cake.  Hempseed cake was one of the world’s principle animal feeds until this century. Hempseed can supply a nearly complete diet for all domesticated animal (dogs, cats), many farm animals, and poultry, and allows animals maximum weight gain for less than current feed costs. And without any need for artificial growth steroids or other drugs currently poisoning the human race and food chain.(4U.S. Agricultural Index; Frazier, Jack, The Marijuana Farmers, Solar Age Press, New Orleans, LA, 1972; Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill, Udo, Erasmus, 1996.)

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