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,...