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4 Health Benefits of Hemp

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Even though growing hemp in the U.S is illegal, you're still allowed to buy and consume hemp products.
Air Date: 8/25/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Holly Dr. Holly Lucille is a nationally recognized and licensed naturopathic doctor, educator, natural products consultant and television host. Dr. Holly is also the author of Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Women's Guide to Safe, Natural, Hormone Health.

An acclaimed expert in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Holly lectures throughout the nation on a variety of natural health topics. Her appearances include national media programs and networks including Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Lifetime Television for Women, Montel Williams, PBS's Healing Quest, The Hallmark Channel and Discovery Fit & Health channel.

She is on the editorial advisory board of Alternative Medicine and Natural Practitioner and is also regularly quoted as an expert in both consumer and peer journals. In 2007, Dr. Holly was listed in Time Magazine's "Alt List" as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People."
4 Health Benefits of Hemp
Super foods are nutrient-rich foods that are known for their health benefits. They can come in all different shapes and sizes. The most recent super food that has gained a ton of hype is hemp.

Even though growing hemp is illegal in the U.S. you are still able to buy and eat hemp food products. It's also important to understand that even though hemp comes from the cannabis plant, it does not have any psychoactive results.

What are the four health benefits of eating hemp?

  1. Packed with protein
  2. Contains essential fatty acids
  3. Contains natural fatty acids
  4. Supports your immune system

How can you add hemp into your diet to reap these results?

Holly Lucille, ND, RN, shares the four health benefits of hemp and ways you can add it to your meals.