hemp powder

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Hemp is a nutrient- rich whole food, high in vitamins, minerals, high- quality balanced fats, antioxidants, fiber, and the very alkaline chlorophyll. Hemp in its natural state, is more alkaline then most proteins with higher pH, which is of utmost importance in keeping the body in an alkaline state. Hemp’s protein is complete, containing all 10 essential amino acids, making it superior to other sources of protein. Essential amino acids are ones that must be obtained through diet, as the body doesn’t produce them. Hemp offers a clear benefit to any active individual. Its amino acid profile helps boost the body’s immune system and hasten recovery. Hemp foods also have anti – inflammatory properties, key for speeding the repair of soft- tissue damage caused by physical activity. Since hemp protein is raw, its naturally occurring digestive enzymes remain intact, allowing the body to utilize it with the greatest of ease, reducing digestive strain.

(from Thrive)

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