How many Calories in Hemp Seed

admin1 October 8, 2013 0

Hemp seed is obtained from the hemp plant. Hemp is a general name given to the various Cannabis plant and its products which contains a very low quantity of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The hemp plant is best known for its durable fiber and the seed of the plant is largely used in various kinds of products.

Hemp Seed

Hemp seed is recognized as one of the most nutritious food products as it contains all the essential amino acids, making it a rich source of protein. 15.5 g of Hemp seed contain near about 90 calories of energy which considered as a very large amount of energy source. Hemp seed contains large amount of FAT that is near about 6 g in each 15.5 g of hemp. More than 54 calories come from burning this large amount of FAT. 3 g of Carbohydrates increases the energy index by 1% and dietary fiber increase the same by more than 8%. Hemp seed is considered as the huge resource of the Protein .15.5 g of hemp seed contain more than 5 g of natural proteins .Natural Iron increases the energy index by 6%. Hemp is also resource of various natural nutrients like calcium, huge amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 , Vitamin B2, VitaminB6 .It is proven by various scientists in various journal that 80% of the hemp is consist of edible oil and fatty acid.

Hemp seeds could be consumed as raw, mixed with the meal, using milk. There are various companies in the UK and worldwide which use this energy resource as the commercial products.  In the modern age the seed of the hemp is used not only in the commercial market but also in the industrial market like paper industries, clothing, textile industries etc. The commercial use of hemp increases the interest of people to cultivate and produce more hemp to meet this requirement.

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