The removal of a hemp seed's hard outer shell yields a creamy yet crunchy center that is known as a hemp heart. Hemp hearts are thus also called shelled hemp seeds. They are rich in protein and also serve as a source of ... More » Food Food Facts Beans & Nuts

Hemp hearts, also known as hemp seeds, are a nutritionally dense food, high in fiber, protein, potassium, vitamin A and iron, states WebMD. Hemp seeds are also high in fatty acids, which fight inflammation and protect th... More » Food Food Facts

As opposed to hemp seeds, hemp hearts have their tough outer shells removed. As hemp shells are quite crunchy, stripping the hemp seed of its hull creates a more palatable product; however, removing the nutrient and fibe... More »

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