Hemp Protein

07-11-2020

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Benefits
  • Lactose free source of protein, so it's ideal for those who suffer in lactosse intolerance
  • Free from other allergenic materials
  • Ideal for vegan athletes
  • Can also compete with animal based protein sources because of it's high biological value


Overview

Nowadays, more and more of the users suffer from some kind of food allergie, including protein allergie. Hemp protein as a supplement is a source of protein which has an optimal amino-acid profile for the human body: even those with intolerance to milk-based proteins can consume it without any problem. Pure hemp protein has a quite decent BV (biological value), depending on the product itself, this value varies between 80 and 87 which is pretty high. Especially if we take a look at other sources: soy protein has an avarage of 70-75, casein is between 75 and 80 and beef protein starts at 80. That's why hemp protein is considered a quality source of protein and can even compete with some of the animal based proteins.

Why you should start using hemp protein on a daily basis?

1.: To increase protein intake

Why anyone should use protein supplements? Of course their goal is to increase their daily protein intake. Why is this important? Because of the amino acids found in protein sources: these amino acids are the basis not only of our muscles but every cell in our body. Our everyday activity - even breathing - cause damage to our cells so it crucial that we supply our body with enough protein to repair the damages. With training, these damages are even a bigger problem: the more intensive your workout is the more protein you need, it's as simple as that!

2.: Hemp helps improving heart health

Hemp is rich in Omega-3 fatty acid which promotes cardiovascular health. With it's help we can decrease the chance of coronary health disease. Not to mention it's fiber content: this factor can optimize the LDL-HDL ratio and helps optimize blood pressure.

3.: Decreases the risk of Osteoporosis

Hemp is also rich in Omega-6 fatty acids kendermag gazdag forrása az Omega-6 zsírsavnak is. Some researches say that people who eat less Omega-6 fatty acids have a higher chance to suffer from osteoporosis.

4.: Cleanses the colon

Hemp protein powder is rich in soluble and unsoluble fiber. Both forms of fiber naturally cleanse the colon, reducing constipation and toxins in the body. A high fiber meal plan - with high water intake, of course - can also help to avoid hemorrhoids.

5.: Reduces hunger and sugar cravings

Hemp seed supplements also offer a healthy dose of dietary fiber, which helps regulate blood glucose levels. When you keep your glucose levels steady, you’re much less likely to experience energy crashes and aren’t as likely to crave sugar to fill the void.

Why should we use it?

  • Lactose free source of protein, so it's ideal for those who suffer in lactosse intolerance
  • Free from other allergenic materials
  • Can also compete with animal based protein sources because of it's high biological value

How should we use it?

You may consume hemp protein as an alternative to other animal or vegetable source proteins, in the amount required for your individual need

Contraindications

In very rare cases (because of it's fiber content) some people do not tolerate hemp protein. If that is the case, you should definitely avoid using it.

Side effects

Rarely it may cause stomach or intestinal problems, but it also depends on other additives in a given product (sweeteners, coloring etc.).

Contra-indication and restrictions

The above avarage fiber content dictates a bit higher water intake: you should drink 3-4 dl. of pure water after every serving of hemp protein.


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