The polyunsaturated fats you find in hemp seeds are the good ones. They contain a naturally balanced 1:3 ratio of Omega-3 and Omega-6 Essential Fatty Acids (EFA’s).
These nutrients are termed Essential because our bodies require them to function, but since the human body cannot produce them, we must get EFA’s from the foods we eat, or from supplements. EFA’s are required for energy production, brain development and function, skin health and digestive efficiency. EFA’s are important at every age, for adults as well as children.
The Power of Protein
Hemp seeds are one of the plant kingdom’s best sources of easily digestible, high-quality protein. Proteins are among the body’s most essential nutrients, helping you build and repair tissue and build lean muscle mass. 65% of hemp seeds’ protein is high-quality edestin, making them the highest vegan source of this simple protein that’s required for proper immune system function.
The other 35% is albumin protein. With live enzymes intact, hemp’s digestible proteins are easily assimilated into the body. Hemp protein is also a great alternative if you’re allergic to the proteins found in dairy and soy. Add hemp protein powder to a morning smoothie for a valuable whole-food energy boost. With an impressive profile of all 10 essential amino acids, it’s a great way to power up your day.
Omegas in Hempmilk vs. Dairy and Other Milk Alternatives
Tempt Hemp-milk is an excellent source of ALA (Alpha-Linolenic Acid) Omega-3 fatty acids. One serving of Tempt Hemp milk provides about 50%* of your daily value of Omega-3 EFA’s. In fact, 92% of the fat content in Tempt Hemp milk is Omega EFA’s.
There are eight amino acids the human body cannot produce, known as “essential amino acids,” and two more the body cannot make in sufficient quantity, so they are essential to life. A diet without any one of them will eventually cause disease and death. The approximate value. of dietary needs vary by individual.
These essential amino acids, along with the others the body can make, are chained together in accordance with genetic guidelines, via RNA formats from DNA blueprints, into structural proteins that give body to life, and into enzymes (globular proteins) that carry out the mechanics of living.
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