The Benefits and Side Effects of Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds are a great source of nutrition, providing essential amino acids, healthy fats, proteins, fiber, and other nutrients. However, eating too much hemp seeds can cause digestive complaints such as bloating, nausea, or constipation. Hemp seeds can also slow blood clotting and may contain higher than expected amounts of THC. Hemp cultivation is now legal in all U.

S. states and Canada, with the exception of Idaho, Mississippi and the District of Columbia (Washington DC). Hemp seeds have all the essential amino acids that the body is struggling (or unable) to produce on its own. They are an especially easy way to increase the protein content of food if you're trying to reduce meat consumption.

Two animal studies found that hemp seeds had a protective effect against cognitive decline and brain inflammation. A new hydrolyzed hemp seed meal protein reduces oxidative stress factors in rats with spontaneous hypertension. Whole hemp seeds or hemp hearts are the most nutritious ways to eat hemp, but there are also hemp seed products that can work for several things. For example, hemp milk made from husked hemp seeds and water can be found in most plant-based milk sections. When eating hemp seeds, it's important to drink plenty of water to help avoid bowel problems.

Taking hemp seeds together with medications that also decrease blood clotting may increase the risk of bruises and bleeding. Taking hemp seed protein along with medications that lower blood pressure can cause blood pressure to drop too low. Once opened, you can expect hemp seeds to last about a year if you store them in the refrigerator or freezer. Now that it's legal to grow hemp again, we hope that more health researchers will dedicate themselves to telling us more about the benefits of the wonderful and versatile hemp seed. The improving effect of hemp seed hexane extracts on inflammation and lipogenesis induced by Propionibacterium acnes in sebocytes is promising.

Lloyd Pintello
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