Hemp seeds are one of the most nutritious foods. Tasting similar to pine nuts and sunflower seeds, they can be used for the preparation of delicious and nourishing salads. Shelled hemp seeds contain 41% fat, 15% carbohydrate and 30% proteins, out of which 65% is the easily digestible protein edestin, which makes hemp seeds the ideal product for vegetarians, as it successfully substitutes all types of animal proteins.
The shelled hemp seeds contain the essential fatty acids omega 6 and omega 3 in a 3:1 ratio. The magnesium and the high-quality proteins in the hemp seeds help you remain healthy during periods of greater work load and help you maintain your balance during stressful situations. Their high nutritional values recommend hemp seeds for the diet of pregnant women and women who breast feed. They are also a good source of vitamin E in the form of alpha-, beta-, gamma- ,delta-tocopherol and alpha-tocotrienol.