Nutritionist calls hemp ‘a true superfood’. Uncooked, she explains, it contains the perfect ratio of omega fats 3, 6 and 9, which we don’t produce naturally in the body but are crucial for healthy circulation, cell growth and the immune system. Traditionally the advice has been to eat lots of oily fish, but hemp is an excellent vegetarian alternative. It is said to help with eczema, asthma, heart disease, high blood pressure. There is even evidence to suggest that it can improve memory and relieve depression (parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have noticed promising results). Small amounts of magnesium and zinc boost energy levels and regulate hormone balance. Plus there are the cosmetic advantages – Natalie estimates that incorporating it in your diet for two weeks will produce naturally moisturised skin.
I love our hemp seed oil and at 51 I feel fantastic !! Anne