Hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant or Cannabis sativa. Although marijuana comes from the same plant, hemp seeds only contain a trace amount of THC, less than 0.3%, the active ingredient in marijuana, and they will not get you high. In fact, hemp seeds are safe and very healthy to eat.
Here is some information from Dr. Axe as to the benefits of Hemp Seeds. *This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose or treat any type of disease. Please always consult with your medical practitioner should you have any further questions from a medicinal standpoint.*
GLA and GLA-rich foods like hemp seeds have also been observed to help people with:
Hemp is a natural appetite suppressant and can help you feel full longer and reduce sugar cravings. Some experts recommend that adding four tablespoons of the seeds to your breakfast will help curb excess hunger the entire day. (3) This is partly due to the fiber in hemp seeds, which promotes satiety and in turn aids weight loss.