Shelled hemp seeds are a nutritional powerhouse.They have a nutty and delicious flavour, a mild texture and are versatile in the kitchen.
The hemp seed is a respectable source of nutritional protein, containing all the essential amino acids. CANAH Shelled hemp seeds offer a healthy dose of fibre and are also rich in vitamins and minerals. With a high concentration of fatty acids, hemp seeds have an optimal Omega 6 – Omega 3 ratio of 3:1.
Omega 3 fatty acids (alpha Linolenic acid – ALA) and Omega 6 (Linoleic acid – LA) contribute to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol. Essential fatty acids are also needed for normal growth and development of children. These beneficial effects are obtained with a daily intake of 2 g of alfa-linolenic acid (ALA) and a daily intake of 10 g of linoleic acid (LA).
A single portion of 30 g of hulled hemp seeds offers you 10 g of protein, 1.8 g of fibre, 11 g of polyunsaturated fats and, as a perk, less than 1 g of carbs.
Hemp is one of the most nutritious seeds in the world.
CANAH Shelled hemp seeds represent an ideal source of energy. Therefore, we handle them with the respect they deserve, by minimally processing them. We cold process them by cracking them open, sifting the shells away and revealing their hearts. That way, we can preserve and pass on to you all the goodness that lies in hemp hearts. The shelled hemp seeds are rich in protein, high in polyunsaturated fats and packed with vitamins (B1, B3, B6 and E) and minerals (Phosphorous, Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc, Copper and Manganese).
On top of that, they taste delicious!
There are many ways to benefit from the riches of hemp’s micro kitchen! Whether you prepare delicious hemp snacks for whenever you’re on the run, delight yourself with a sprinkle of fresh shelled hemp seeds over your salads or pasta, add them to your favourite cookie recipe or energise your mornings with hemp hearts granolas, hemp comes in handy.
The most delicious diary free replacements can be prepared with CANAH Shelled hemp seeds: milk, cream and even cheese.
If you want to enjoy all the benefits that hemp has to offer, have 3 tablespoons (30 g) of raw shelled hemp seeds daily. To preserve all that goodness, just remember to store them in the fridge after opening the bag.
|Nutrition Information||100g||30g||% from RI¹ / 100g||% from RI¹ /30g|
|Energy||2781 Kj||834 Kj||33%||10%|
|Vitamins and minerals|
|Vitamin E (α tocoferol)||4.6mg||1.4mg||38%||12%|
|VitaminE (γ tocoferol)||19.4mg||5.8mg|
|Since this is a natural product, actual figures may vary.|
|¹ RI – Reference intake of an average adult (8 400 kJ/2 000 kcal)|
|² The salt content is exclusively due to the presence of naturally occurring sodium.|
|Amino acid Profil/ 100g (incl. essential amino acids*)|
|Aspartic acid – 1.87g||Alanine – 1.76g||Tryptophan* – 0.21g|
|Glutamic acid – 6.34g||Arginine – 3.42g||Isoleucine* – 1.32g|
|Serine – 1.85g||Tyrosine – 1.67g||Phenylalanine* – 1.74g|
|Histidine* – 0.86g||Valine* – 1.88g||Leucine* – 2.00g|
|Glycine – 1.42g||Cystine – 1.57g||Lysine* – 0.96g|
|Threonine* – 1.58g||Methionine* – 0.77g|