Did you know that 3 tablespoons of hemp seeds provide 10 grams of protein? And 3 tablespoons of hemp powder provide 11 grams of protein. To put this in perspective, a woman weighing 130 lbs, needs about 60 grams of protein per day. So this is a great source of protein.
Hemp is considered a great vegan protein powder because it contains all 20 amino acids, which includes the nine essential amino acids that the body is unable to make on its own. It also provides the essential fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6 in a healthy ratio.
Hemp protein has also been found to have a favorable effect on the immune system and shown to improve fatigue. Hemp protein and hemp oil are both made from the seeds of the hemp plant. They have a nutty flavor and are easily incorporated into smoothies.