Hemp Hearts Posts

What are the Easiest Proteins to Digest?

By The Hummingbird / January 31, 2021

Getting all the nutrients you need is hard enough without worrying about digestion. You know you need protein, but now you’ve heard some are easier to digest than others. All you want to know is what are the easiest proteins to digest? The easiest proteins to digest allow you to absorb amino acids in the…

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The Best On-The-Go Keto Snacks

By The Hummingbird / January 26, 2021
The best on the go keto snacks

If you’ve done everything you can to stay on track with your keto diet you don’t want to ruin it with snacks. You don’t have cravings like you used to, but you want to keep your sugar levels steady throughout the day. This means you need on the go keto snacks. For the best on…

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How to Make Salads More Filling

By The Hummingbird / January 15, 2021
How to make salads more filling f

Eating right is hard and salads can get boring. So When I tell people that I have eaten a ton of filling salads they don’t believe me. But salad is all you need when you know how to make salads more filling.  To make salad more filling, start with macronutrients that are full of nutrition.…

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The Best Vegan Foods High in Omega-3

By The Hummingbird / January 14, 2021
The best vegan foods high in omega 3

You want to have a healthy vegan lifestyle, but are faced with questions about where you will get your nutrition. Getting protein, vitamins, and minerals is easy for you, but you also need fats. You need to add vegan foods high in omega-3 to your diet. Vegan foods high in omega-3 can supply dietary requirements…

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Shelled Hemp Seed Benefits for Babies & Toddlers

By Lydia Knox / January 10, 2021
Shelled Hemp Seed Benefits for Babies & Toddlers

What are the benefits of hemp seeds for babies and toddlers? Hemp seeds provide many nutritional benefits for babies and toddlers, including heart and brain health. Consuming hemp provides fiber for digestive health and fatty acids which boost immunity. A diet which includes hemp seeds will keep your baby operating at optimal health. Imagine, finding…

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The Best Store-Bought Dairy and Nut Free Snacks

By Lydia Knox / January 8, 2021
The best store bought dairy and nut free snacks

When you or anyone in your family has food allergies, you spend a lot of time politely refusing snacks. It’s easier to skip snack time because too many foods contain dairy and nuts. What you need are some quick go-to dairy and nut free snacks.  Dairy and nut free snacks exist and they can be…

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Hemp Hearts: Macros and Micros

By Lydia Knox / December 23, 2020
Hemp Heart Macros and Micros Feature

Your favorite blogs are going on and on about macros and micros and you have no idea what it means. So what are hemp heart macros and micros? Hemp hearts macros and micros are a combination of essential nutrients. We all require a healthy balance of macronutrients which are carbohydrates, fats, and protein. Macros work…

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What is the Omega Ratio in Hemp Hearts?

By The Hummingbird / December 16, 2020
What is the Omega Ratio in Hemp Hearts

What is the omega ratio in hemp hearts? Hemp hearts contain an omega ratio of 3:1 or 3 parts Omega-6 to 1 part Omega-3. The ideal ratio of omegas is anywhere between 1:1 and 3:1. Consuming the right ratio of omegas is important to decrease inflammation, support cardiovascular health, digestion, skin, and relief from certain…

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What you need to know about cooking with hemp hearts

By The Hummingbird / December 14, 2020
What you need to know about cooking with hemp hearts

What do you need to know about cooking with hemp hearts?  Hemp hearts can be cooked by heating, toasting, baking, or used as a raw topping. Soak hemp hearts for a soft chewy texture, and add them to soups and smoothies. Hemp hearts work great for all meals and desserts. Honestly, there is a lot…

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What is Hemp Tofu? – A Soy Alternative

By Lydia Knox / December 9, 2020
What is Hemp Tofu

If you are plant-based then you know how versatile tofu is. Tofu is used in dozens of recipes. And now people with soy allergies, looking for an alternative no longer have to feel left out. Simply ask, what is hemp tofu? Hemp tofu is a soy alternative made from hemp hearts. It’s also called “hempfu”…

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