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So, what is Hemp? And why should I include it in my diet?

Many people may react cautiously to the notion of hemp as food, based on its connection to the harmful illegal drug, marijuana. Upon further exploration, however, one will discover that although hemp is family of marijuana, it is in fact a different plant – like broccoli and cauliflower are of the same family, but different plants. 1,645 more words


Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamin D

The art of functional medicine involves being able to spot key nutritional deficiencies and addressing them appropriately. As a clinician, I find that essential fatty acid and vitamin D deficiencies are two of the most common issues that are plaguing people’s health. 1,068 more words


Hemp Foods

Hemp foods are made from hemp seeds and are incredibly nutritious.

They offer a wide variety of important health attributes. They boosts the immune system, provides fiber to care for the digestive tract, are a great source of protein, and contain healthy omega-3 fats. 785 more words


Hemp Seed Nutrition and Medicine

FACT: Hemp Seed Nutrition a complete mineral content indicates that hemp is especially high in the most needed minerals: Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Sulphur. It is also low in heavy metals like Strontium, Thorium, Arsenic, and Chromium. 363 more words


Essential Fatty Acids Are Vital for Muscle Growth and Fat Loss

What are Essential Fatty acids and are they really essential? Why bodybuilders need EFAs to maximize muscle and assist with fat loss.

You are selling your results short by not giving your body all the nutrients it needs. 540 more words


What are the Essential Fatty Acids - Worlds Best Vitamins

Essential fatty acids are good fats that are usually synthesized by the body so therefore this must be included on our daily food servings for good health. 226 more words

Essential Fatty Acids

EFAs in Balance

Hemp’s ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3 Fatty Acids is in a 4:1 ratio, which mirrors the primitive diet 

This ratio of fatty acids has been shown to prevent and even reverse Alzheimers disease in animal models and humans (Yehuda et al, Int J Neurosci, vol 3, 141-9, 1996). 64 more words