Highlighting the crop’s uses and abuses
By Nicholas Van Allen
Hemp has different uses and it’s incorporated into some products you might not have considered.
Nutritionists and health experts prominently note hemp’s benefits to Canadian diets: hemp seed is a rich source of both protein and healthy fats. “Two tablespoons of shelled hemp seeds can contain between seven and 11 grams of protein,” and are a source of dietary fibre, EatRight Ontario says.