Attention Deficit Disorder & Essential Fatty Acids

Intuitive parents have long suspected that in some children undesirable behaviour and poor school performance are linked to poor nutrition. New scientific studies of children with Attention Deficit Disorder are beginning to confirm these suspicions. One theory about ADD is that it is caused by a neurotransmitter imbalance. Children with ADD use hyperactivity and undesirable…

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Complete vs. Incomplete Proteins

Our bodies can synthesize 16 of the 23 Amino Acids that we need. That leaves 8 essential Amino Acids (9 for children), which must come from the foods we eat. Hemp Protein Powder can supply any diet with a vegetarian source of essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fibre, chlorophyll and a complete, balanced gluten-free…

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Natural Body Care

Rather than loading our products up with harsh chemicals or unnecessary fillers, we offer you only the good stuff.   Embrace the riches of the natural world with luxurious bath and body products from Hemptons. Lose yourself in the wonderfully relaxing aromas of our restorative bath and body products. Whether it’s rich, indulgent body butters,…

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Hemp Seed Oil

Hemp Seed Oil is recognized by the World Health Organization as a natural anti-oxidant and the only balanced (perfect 3:1 ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3) source of Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) and is also a good source of Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA). Hemp Seed Oil has a high content of the enzyme lipase, which…

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Pregnancy Brain” may be First Sign of EFA Deficiency

“Pregnancy brain” is a condition whereby expectant mothers experience short term memory loss and forgetfulness that often persists into the postpartum and breastfeeding period. Given widespread fatty acid deficiency in the standard Western diet, along with the fact that the brain is built on fat, it is incumbent upon us to consider adequate and optimal…

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Hemp Seed Nutrition – Protein

The seed of Cannabis Sativa has been an important source of nutrition for thousands of years in Old World cultures. Non-drug varieties of the Cannabis family i.e. Sativa, commonly referred to as Hemp, have not been studied extensively for their nutritional potential in recent years, nor has Hemp Seed been utilized to any great extent by…

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Hair Care – An alternative way

There isn’t much difference chemically between your hair and the fine wool that comes off a pashmina goat (Pashmina refers to a type of fine cashmere wool). There are at least 100 000 hair fibers on our head and, like wool, each stretches and absorbs moisture.Because our hair is so much like a fine fibre in our…

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Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) and Weight Loss

 Any time you see “essential”, when it pertains to health, be it vitamins or other items, it means that the body isn’t capable of producing those items and they have to be gotten from outside sources like food or supplements. There are two main types of essential fatty acids (EFA’s), Omega-3 and Omega-6.A healthy ratio…

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