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Originally posted by Death_Kron
Originally posted by JohnnyTHSeed
reply to post by Death_Kron
Plants provide plenty of protein. The vegetarian protein deficiency is a myth.
They don't provide the full range of essential amino acids....
Originally posted by NewAgeMan
(I know the lady who packages this particular product, which provides good content for the money)
Hemp Hearts (shelled hemp seed) is the only natural food that is concentrated with all of the required proteins and essential fats. It contains many vitamins and enzymes, and only small insignificant quantities of saturated fats and carbohydrates.
Hemp Hearts in comparison with other foods:
■ Contains more required amino acids (proteins) than milk, meat or eggs.
■ Is a complete protein rich source, much more balanced and digestible than Soy products.
■ Contains about 47% oil, 78% of which is omega 3 and 6 , the essential fats.
■ Has all the essential or omega fats required for human health.
■ Contains several times more omega 3 essential fat than any fish.
■ Provides more energy than energy bars, without their sugar and with much less saturated fat.
■ They are suitable for those unable to eat gluten, sugar, nuts, and meat.
■ Excellent for those troubled with constipation.
■ Perfect for those avoiding carbohydrates.
■ A 42 g serving (4 tbsp) contains 240 calorie energy from 15 g protein,15 g polyunsaturated fats (11.4 g omega 6 and 3.6 g omega 3), 2.7 g mono-unsaturated fats, 2.1 g saturated fats, 2.5 g fiber, 4.5 g carbohydrates,
2 mg iron, 31 mg calcium, 3.8 mg sodium, 3.8 mg vitamin E, 956 IU vitamin D, .42 mg vitamin C, .05 mg B6, .58 mg vitamin B1, 1.6 IU vitamin A.