What is hemp and what are its benefits?

■■■■ seeds or “■■■■” are an important nutritional resource, they are rich in antioxidants, fiber, protein, and heart-healthy fats. They have been used for thousands of years in oriental medicine to treat different disorders, likewise, ■■■■ oil is considered a superfood since it is believed that it can improve the health of those who consume it.

A fact: ■■■■ is the non-psychotropic cousin of ■■■■■■■■■, both of which come from the herbaceous species Cannabis Sativa.

Cardiovascular health
Their contribution of healthy fats (30%), especially omega 3 fatty acids and gamma linoleic acids, make these seeds a powerful anti-inflammatory that promotes cardiovascular health, they also contain arginine, an amino acid that is converted into nitric oxide. This substance causes blood vessels to dilate, which improves blood flow.

A fact: whole ■■■■ flower seeds are a good source of soluble and insoluble fiber that supports blood glucose levels and benefits people with high cholesterol.

Source of vegetable protein
about 25% of the calories in these small seeds come from the protein of good quality and excellent digestibility, therefore, they are considered one of the best protein sources of vegetable origin.

■■■■ seeds are also a great source of vitamin E and minerals, such as iron, phosphorus, zinc, potassium, magnesium, sulfur, and calcium.

A fact: In ■■■■ crops —generally— they do not use pesticides or chemicals for their healthy growth.

Ideas to include ■■■■ seeds in the usual diet ■■■■
seeds are very versatile, they can be sprinkled on fruit, used together with amaranth as a meat ■■■■■■■, added to salads, they can also be added to rice, hotcakes, oats, pancakes, yogurt, granola, or in smoothies. These delicious, nutty-flavored seeds will fit in just about any dish.

There are also vegan protein powders made from this seed. You can include it with seasonal fruit and a vegetable drink without added sugar to prepare a delicious and healthy shake.

  1. Pineapple, coconut, and ■■■■ smoothie
    200 ml of coconut drink without added sugar
    ½ cup of pineapple
    1 tbsp. of ■■■■

  2. Hot cocoa with ■■■■
    200 ml of unsweetened vanilla almond drink
    2 tablespoons of cocoa powder without added sugar
    1 tbsp. of ■■■■
    1 pinch of cinnamon
    Optional a teaspoon of honey or stevia to taste.