Hemp protein

Hemp protein powder tend to become popular. But will it become the best plant protein powder?

Hemp is one of the most amazing and versatile plant on the earth. This forgotten plant is coming back and the world is rediscovering its properties. Source of proteins, this plant is vegetal source of protein.

 

PROTEINS

Vegetal source of proteins is complete and contain all nine essential amino acids (EAA’s) required in human food. ¼ cup of hemp protein powder contains around 15g of proteins with a low level of calories. According to PubMed central (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health), 91-98% of the protein in ground hemp seed is digestible. So as the body can use it for important function.

 

UNSATURATED FATS

Unsaturated fats are good for heart health.  Hemp powder is less refined than most protein isolate powder. Nutriments and benefits are respected and kept.

 

FIBERS

Hemp powder brings fibers. Among 35 g of fiber must be eaten per day. According to the study nutrient health, the French consume on average only 20g per day. It could be a good solution to use hemp to bridge the gap. Hemp powder fiber amount depend of where and how there were made. In 30 grams of hemp powder 28% of daily needs are covered. Soy or rice powders are highly refined and contain very little fiber.

 

SOURCE OF MINERALS

Magnesium, Zinc, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Phosphorus are contained in hemp. Magnesium is involved in hundreds of biochemical reactions in your body. Hemp is also full of antioxidants which protect your body from oxidative damage. It also help to detox your body.

You may choose a high quality of hemp without Thc for dietary supplement.