Hemp Foods

Hemp seeds are an excellent protein source and one of the most nutrient dense foods available. PlanetHemp® uses unique processes to gently protect nutritional values. The result is an exceptionally clean, flavourful product rich in protein, omega 3&6 and essential amino acids.

Three delicious protein smoothie mixes to choose from, oil for drizzling and all purpose hulled seeds.

The hemp snacks are so nutritious, one or two snacks and the hunger monster will subside.

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Why is hemp such an essential food? 

Easy to digest: Unlike many grains, legumes and nuts, hemp contains no enzyme inhibitors, and the seeds do not need to be soaked or sprouted before being consumed in order to get their full nutritional benefit.

Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs): EFAs are called “essential” because they are necessary for many metabolic processes, and are not produced by the body itself. They are distinct from fats that are used only as fuel. The two fatty acids essential for humans are alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid, and linoleic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid. Hemp is not only an excellent source of these two EFAs, but it also provides them in an ideal ratio of about 3:1 for Omega 6 to Omega 3.

Essential Amino Acids: Our bodies consist of about 75% protein, and amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Essential amino acids are those which our bodies are not capable of making and which must come from our food. Hemp seeds contain all of the essential amino acids, and significant quantities of non-essential amino acids that are also nutritionally important.

 

logo gluten free GLUTEN FREE - Hemp seed is naturally gluten free.

logo rawRAW - At every stage of the process a cool temperature is used to help preserve the nutritional value of all the food products.
logo veganVEGAN - All PlanetHemp products are completely free from animal products or by-products.
logo safeSAFE - The S.A.F.E. program can be described as a blended common sense approach to crop production. The S.A.F.E. program adheres to the best parts of organic standards. It does not allow the use of xenobiotic substances (foreign to nature), GMOs, pesticides or man-made chemicals in crop production. S.A.F.E. does allow for the use of moderate amounts of concentrated conventional fertilizers to supplement the essential nutritional needs to meet crop demands with specific www.bioagronics.com products such as fulvic and humic acids, probiotics and enzyme active ingredients. This means safer and healthier nutrient dense food for us.
logo non gmo projectNON-GMOThe Non-GMO Project, a non-profit organization, offers North America’s only third party verification and labeling for non-GMO (genetically modified organism) food and products.
logo pro cert organicPRO-CERT ORGANICPro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd. (Pro-Cert) is one of North America’s foremost national certifiers of organic products, whose certification program is recognized globally and accredited under the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), the CFIA’s Canada Organic Regime (COR), the Japanese Agricultural Standards (JAS) and Quebec’s Committee on Accreditation for Evaluation of Quality (CAEQ).  Pro-Cert’s certification program is ISO 17065 compliant and accredited by the Standards Council of Canada.