The human body uses fatty acids from food for building tissues and for specialised functions such as the production of prostaglandins, localised tissue hormones.
One major group of fatty acids is called essential fatty acids, which are polyunsaturated, and include two major groups, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
Essential fatty acids perform a range of important roles in the human body, and we must obtain them from food sources to derive the health benefits as listed below:
Hemp Seeds contain approximately:
- 25% high quality gluten-free protein
- 10% carbohydrate
- 30% fat
All this in the form of an excellent quality oil.
Flax oil is pressed from the seeds of Linum utitatissimum, the source of linen fibre and an oil better known as linseed oil, the base for oil paints.