NEO Magazine Issue 2 - Page 6

The hemp seed is a perfectly designed spiral shell which holds within it everything needed to germinate given the most simple of conditions; water and light. There are over two dozen uses of the seed, from industrial products and personal hygiene to food products like; oil, milk and granolas. The nutritional value of hemp seeds is comprehensive to the human dietary requirements for optimum health. Hemp seeds contain twenty different varieties of amino acids and all nine of the essential amino acids. It is the only food which contains such high concentrations of these essential fatty acids, while also containing high amounts of vitamin E, trace minerals and a balanced ratio of omega 3 and 6 at around a 3:1. On top of this the hemp seed is high in protein content, aids in strengthening the immune system, detoxing the body and studies have shown that consuming hemp seeds, whe \