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Nutrition of Hemp Protein

Hemp protein is becoming more popular recently; what has spurred the new found interest in this historically well-known plant?  Hemp Protein provides a balance in nutrients that is not found in any other plant-based protein food..

Hemp protein most importantly contains all nine of the life essential amino acids that our bodies require: Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Valine, Histidine. Although it is not the only plant protein with this quality, it has this and much more that make it stand out and above other plant proteins. Hemp protein contains an almost perfect balance of essential fatty acids (EFA’s) Omega-3 and -6, a high content of fiber, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants.

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