Nutiva Organic Raw Shelled Hempseed
Nutiva is the first organic brand to sell US-grown hempseed. In fact, hemp was a vital part of the early American economy but was banned in 1958. Cultivated for thousands of years throughout Asia and the Middle East before finally making its way to Europe and the Americas, hemp is an extremely versatile and hardy plant.
Nutiva Organic Raw Shelled Hempseed is rich in protein, omega fatty acids, and fibre, and has a nutty-tasting seed with a variety of uses. Hemp is the world’s most nutritious seed and is loaded with all 20 amino acids ( including the 9 essential ). The hemp seed is the richest known source of polyunsaturated fats containing a perfect 3:1 ratio of omega-6 linoleic acid and omega-3 linoleic acid. The protein found in hemp seed is very digestible, making it a great choice for sensitive diets.
Nutiva simply removes the seeds hard shells yielding a 100% raw culinary product that tastes like pine nuts and can be enjoyed straight out of the bag or sprinkled on your favorite foods.
Hemp is the world’s most sustainable plant and is easily cultivated and grown in a variety of places, does not deplete soil and requires less water than other crops.
Nutiva Organic Raw Shelled Hempseed Features And Benefits
• Made From Raw Hemp Seed
• Gently Cold-Processed
• Never Hexane-Processed
• Chemical Free
• Certified Organic And Non-GMO
• Easily Digestible, Perfect For Sensitive Diets
How Can I Use Hempseed?
Hemp is an amazing superfood and is great for sprinkling over yogurt or salads, adding to shakes, or can be used in baked or sauteed dishes. Hemp protein powders make nutrient-rich shakes and smoothies.
Raw Non-Viable Hempseed 33% Protein 45% Fat 15% Carbs
Store a pound of the seeds in your refrigerator for daily use, while keeping the resealed bag in the freezer to maintain freshness.
Some Frequently Asked Questions
- Are Nutiva Hemp Products Raw?
Yes, Nutiva’s hemp products are cold-processed (under 104°F) from raw, live hemp seeds. Nutiva utilizes a mechanical process to remove the hard shells, yielding delicious shelled hemp seeds. Nutiva’s hemp oil is expeller-pressed from the seeds without the use of hexane or other toxic solvents.
- If I Recently Consumed Hemp Foods Could I Fail A Drug Test?
If the only source of the psychoactive THC in your body is from hemp foods, produced from Canadian grown hemp seeds and eaten in reasonable quantities, it is virtually impossible to fail a drug test by ingesting hemp foods due to the fact that THC levels in these products are barely measurable.
- What Is The Difference Between Hemp Hearts And Hemp Seeds?
Nothing, hemp hearts are the same shelled, nutritious, organic, raw food as shelled hemp seeds. Some people refer to them as hemp hearts and some refer to them as shelled hemp seeds, where the hard outer shell of the seed has been removed.
- Why Are Essential Fatty Acids So Important?
Essential fatty acids cannot be produced by the human body, they must be obtained from your diet. As the name implies, they are essential to your health and well being. Seventy percent of adults who eat a typical Western diet do not get enough omega-3 fatty acids, and at the same time, they get too much omega-6 fatty acids. This imbalance can cause a wide range of health problems.
Nutiva Organic Raw Shelled Hempseeds are rich in protein, omega fatty acids, and fibre and has a wide variety of uses. Hemp is loaded with all 20 amino acids and contains a perfect 3:1 ratio of omega-6 and omega-3 linoleic acid, and that balance of omega-3 and 6 is the perfect proportion for human dietary needs, making hemp an ideal addition to a healthy diet and lifestyle.