Seeds 101: Everything You Want to Know

Source: Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

 

Seed: Hemp
Origin: Central Asia
Taste: Nutty
Uses: Smoothies, sprinkled over salads, made into a flour and milk, added to puddings and other desserts, added to nutrition bars and more
Nutritional Value: Contains nine of the essential amino acids, omega-3 and omega-6, magnesium iron, potassium, vitamin E, fiber and other nutrients
Health Benefit: Very digestible, rarely causes bloating or gas
Fun Fact: Used as fuel, fiber, food and medicine for more than 5,000 years in Europe and Asia

 

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