Hemp Seeds An Excellent Source Of Omega-3 And Omega-6 Fatty Acids

Hemp seeds are from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa, the same species (but different variety) of cannabis, or marijuana. Hemp seeds do not contain the psychoactive cannabinoids tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Hemp is back! This variety of the cannabis plant, not to be confused with its intoxicating cousin (marijuana), is one of the most significant crops in history. Hemp dates back to 8,000 B.C. in present-day Iran and Iraq. It was among the first…

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Author: Chicago Sun Times