Hemp seeds contain Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids, two essential nutrients for growth, development, heart function and brain function.

Health benefits:

  • Approximately 44% of the weight of hempseed is edible oils (essential fatty acids).
  • Proteins are the other major component.
  • Hempseeds amino acid profile is close to “complete” when it is compared to other common sources of proteins such as meat, milk, eggs and soy.
  • Hemp protein contains all 21 known amino acids, that adult bodies cannot produce.


  • Hemp seeds can be eaten raw, ground into a meal, made into hemp milk (akin to soymilk), prepared as tea, and used in baking.
  • In cereals, waffles, hemp milk ice cream, hemp tofu.
  • Bakery products and nut butters.
  • Hemp protein powder is a good vegan source of protein for athletes and body builders.
Nutritional information per 100g of Hemp seeds
  • Energy: 463 kcl
  • Protein: 29.5 g
  • Total fat: 41.56 g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.3 g
  • Fiber: 22.7 g
  • Calcium: 130 mg
  • Iron: 13.1 mg
  • Selenium: 4ug
  • Phosporus: 1100 mg
  • Magnesium:390 mg
  • Potassium: 340 mg
  • Zinc: 6 mg
  • Vitamin E: 1.8mg
  • Vitamin B6: 0.39 mg