Hempseed as a nutritional resource: An overview

@article{Callaway2004HempseedAA,
  title={Hempseed as a nutritional resource: An overview},
  author={J. C. Callaway},
  journal={Euphytica},
  year={2004},
  volume={140},
  pages={65-72}
}
  • J. C. Callaway
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Euphytica
  • SummaryThe seed of Cannabis sativa L. has been an important source of nutrition for thousands of years in Old World cultures. Non-drug varieties of Cannabis, commonly referred to as hemp, have not been studied extensively for their nutritional potential in recent years, nor has hempseed been utilized to any great extent by the industrial processes and food markets that have developed during the 20th century. Technically a nut, hempseed typically contains over 30% oil and about 25% protein, with… CONTINUE READING
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