April 7, 2015

Is Hemp the Next ‘Superfood’ Superstar?

Natural Products Insider
If Rodney Dangerfield were reincarnated as a plant, he would no doubt come back as hemp. Despite remarkable health benefits and agricultural properties, hemp has suffered from a lack of respect for decades. Easily mistaken for THC-rich marijuana (both hemp and marijuana are actually the same plant species—cannabis sativa), hemp contains a negligible amount of THC (the psychoactive ingredient found in marijuana) and is also genetically different than marijuana. But hemp does have nutritionally potent seeds that make a case for hemp as the next "superfood" superstar.

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