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Hemp Seeds Australia

Hemp Seeds Australia

Organic Hemp Seeds

Organic Hemp seeds are classified as organic due to the process of growing the crops until they are harvested. No chemicals or pesticides are used in the process and producers need to follow the designated regulations in order to be certified organic. Many brands offer organic hemp seeds, and it is usually written on the package.

Hemp seeds are available in two forms: hulled hemp seeds or shelled hemp seeds. Hulled ones are the heart of the seed without the outer shell, whereas shelled ones come with their shell.

Hemp Seeds Benefits

Hemp seeds provide many nutrients including vitamins, fibres and amino acids, which are extremely beneficial for your health and well-being. Hemp seeds contain all nine essential amino acids, meaning they are a complete protein source.

Hemp seeds can make you feel fuller while reducing the feeling of hunger. Along with fibre content, they can help you lose weight and maintain a healthy eating lifestyle. Include the seeds in your cereal or yogurt bowls.

What are hemp seeds?

Many people regard hemp seeds as a superfood. These small brown seeds obtained from the cannabis plant are rich in fibre, protein and a range of healthy fatty acids.

Can hemp seeds give you a high?

They do not produce a mind-altering or intoxicating effect when eaten.

Can hemp seeds make you fail a drug test?

While hemp comes from a cannabis plant, it is not the same plant as a marijuana plant. The levels of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) contained within the hemp plant are much lower. The THC component of hemp is around .03% whereas a marijuana plant contains between 5 and 30 percent THC content. Experts in the drug enforcement field have stated that it is impossible to fail a drug test after consuming hemp seeds.

Which leads naturally to another question..

Are hemp seeds legal?

Hemp seeds come from the cannabis plant and are completely legal to consume.

What are the side effects of hemp seeds?

Hemp seeds are considered safe when consumed in moderation. Consuming large amounts of hemp seeds may cause side effects such as diarrhea. Otherwise, hemp seeds may affect anticoagulant medications when consumed in large quantities. 

How to eat hemp seed?

Packed with natural goodness provided by essential fatty acids, essential amino acids, vitamin E and a range of minerals, hemp seed makes a logical addition to a healthy diet. Eating hemp seeds can be done in a variety of ways. Hemp seed can be added to any meal and has a mild nutty flavour. As a plant-based protein, hemp seed is an attractive option for vegan and vegetarian diets.

Some ways to add hemp seeds to your diet include:

  • sprinkling seeds on breakfast cereal, yogurt or even ice cream
  • adding seeds to protein shakes or smoothies
  • Adding the seeds to baked dishes.
  • Use whole seeds to make hemp milk
  • combining hemp seeds with other seeds or nuts and adding the mix to a salad

How many hemp seeds should you eat a day?

Hemp hearts or seeds are a rich source of protein and fatty acids. There are no side effects associated with eating hemp when consumed in moderation. However, as the high fibre content can cause discomfort when the seeds are consumed in large doses, it is recommended that you drink lots of water when eating hemp seeds.

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