Did you know that hemp seeds have been a part of the diets of people in China and India for centuries? These small, crunchy seeds have a soft, buttery texture and are rich in omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. They also contain protein, fibre and various vitamins and minerals – one small serving of only 30 grams alone provides one gram of fibre, nine grams of protein, and a good source of iron.
They can be eaten raw, made into hemp meal, sprouted or made into powder, and taste great when added to salads, vegetarian bakes, smoothies, yoghurt and desserts. Their oils can be used in salad dressings, sauces, dips and cold soups.
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