Hemp Seeds Recipes

These delicious and healthy hemp seed recipes are keto-friendly, gluten-free and make the best of this superfood.

Hemp hearts bring a delicious taste and a lot of goodness to your recipes.

What Are Hemp Seeds?

Hemp Seeds, also known as hemp hearts, are the seeds of the hemp plant.

Industrial Hemp production uses the same plant that produces cannabis, but the varieties used for the production of hemp seeds contain almost no THC, the psychoactive substance of the plant (typically 0.3%).

As a result, consuming even large amounts of hemp seeds has absolutely no psychotropic effects.

How Can Hemp Seeds Be Eaten?

Hemp hearts can be eaten in many different ways:

  • Raw
  • Ground into hemp meal
  • Sprouted
  • Turned into Hemp Milk
  • Pressed into Hemp Oil
  • Turned into Hemp Seed Butter

As a result, they are an ingredient as versatile as peanuts.

Hemp Seed Nutrition

A 100-gram portion (3.5 ounces) of hemp seeds contains:

  • 4.7 grams of Carbs
  • 4.0 grams of Fiber
  • 0.7 grams of Net Carbs
  • 49 grams of Fat (including Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids)
  • 31 grams of Protein (64% of the Daily Value)

It’s also rich in micronutrients:

  • Vitamin B1: 111% of the Daily Value
  • Vitamin B2: 24% of the Daily Value
  • Vitamin B3: 63% of the Daily Value
  • Vitamin B6: 46% of the Daily Value
  • Vitamin B9: 28% of the Daily Value
  • Copper: 80% of the Daily Value
  • Iron: 61% of the Daily Value
  • Magnesium: 197% of the Daily Value
  • Manganese: 362% of the Daily Value
  • Phosphorus: 236% of the Daily Value
  • Potassium: 26% of the Daily Value
  • Zinc: 104% of the Daily Value

What Are the Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds?

With such a varied and complete nutritional profile, hemp hearts are considered superfoods.

They may have many health benefits:

  • Reducing Risk of Heart Disease – Thanks to the omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that contribute to the reduction of bad cholesterol.
  • Digestion – Hemp hearts are rich in fiber, helping the body digest food easier and therefore contributing to reducing the risk of bowel cancer.
  • Improve Skin, Nail, and Hair

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Hemp Hearts Contain CBD?

No, hemp hearts are cultivated on variants of the plant that are extremely low in THC, and the seeds themselves contain no CBD or THC at all.

What Are Hemp Hearts Side Effects?

There is no known psychoactive side effect of consuming hemp hearts.

However, hemp hearts have a great nutritional profile that can improve various body functions.

Are Hemp Hearts Good For Weight Loss?

Hemp hearts are rich in healthy fat and protein while being very low in net carbs.

As a result, they may contribute to weight loss if they are part of a well-balanced keto diet.

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