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NUTIVA IS AN INNOVATIVE LEADER IN THE HEALTH FOOD INDUSTRY. SINCE 1999 IT HAS OPERATED AS A VALUES-DRIVEN COMPANY DEDICATED TO NOURISHING PEOPLE AND PLANET. NUTIVA IS BUILDING A BUSINESS CHARACTERIZED BY HIGH STANDARDS IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE COMPANY, FROM THE ORGANIC FARMS THAT GROW ITS FOODS, THROUGH THE PRODUCTION, PACKAGING, AND TRANSPORTATION OF ITS PRODUCTS, TO THE NUTIVA ASSOCIATES WHO COMMUNICATE WITH ITS RETAILERS AND THE PEOPLE WHO ENJOY ITS PRODUCTS. NUTIVA’S WATCHWORDS—NUTRITIOUS SUPERFOODS, HEALTHIER PEOPLE, AND A SUSTAINABLE PLANET—EXPRESS ITS COMMITMENT TO MOVE BEYOND CONVENTIONAL FOOD INDUSTRY PRACTICES TO EMBRACE A BIGGER PICTURE THAT SUPPORTS THE LONG-TERM WELL-BEING OF HUMANITY AS A WHOLE.

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Richmond, CA, 94804
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(800)-993-4367

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    Nutiva - Nutiva Hempseed Oil Organic - 16 oz. (472 ml)

    Nutiva Organic Cold-Pressed Hemp Oil is rich in Omega-3's with a delicioius nutty flavor to add to your favorite recipes. Nutiva's unrefined cold-pressed, raw Canadian hemp oil is light green, with a delicious nutty flavor. Nutiva's hemp oil is lighter in flavor and has more GLA content compared to other hemp oils.

    Nutiva Hemp Oil Features

    • Delicious nutty flavor
    • Rich source of Omega-3 and Vitamin E
    • Cold-pressed
    • No Hexane

    Did You Know?
    Nutiva presses and bottles their hemp oil in small batches. The bottles are nitrogen flushed and they add an induction foil seal covering the bottle opening, which prevents oxygen from seeping into the oil. Note that other hemp firms cut corners and skip the induction seal. Their customers regularly tell them that Nutiva's hemp oil tastes fresher and lighter than other hemp brands. Please try some and compare for yourself. It is best to keep hemp oil refrigerated and to use it within 8-12 weeks of opening. All of the above helps make Nutiva's Hemp Oil the freshest on the market.

    Trust Nutiva for the freshest, best-tasting products. Enjoy Nutiva's delicious, unrefined, cold-pressed, certified-organic Canadian hemp oil. Hemp is rich in Omega-3 - the "good fat" doctors recommend for optimal health.

    Hemp oil has nature's ideal 3:1 Omega-6 to -3 ratio. Unlike flax, hemp contains valuable Super Omega-3 (SDA) and Super Omega-6 (GLA), which help your body metabolize fat, especially vital to combat the effects of stress, aging, and environmental toxins.

    Hemp Nutrition
    Nutiva’s Hemp seeds, oil and protein are all derived from the nutritious seed of the versatile, historic hemp plant, which has been revered for thousands of years for a variety of health improving benefits. The hemp seed is the richest known source of polyunsaturated fats, containing a perfect 3:1 ratio of Omega-6 linolenic Acid and Omega-3 linolenic acid. In fact, the hemp seed balance of Omega 3 to 6 fats is the perfect proportions for human dietary needs, making hemp an ideal addition to a healthy diet and lifestyle.

    The Omega fats, or “essential” fats in hemp seeds are crucial to human health and they are called essential because they can only be obtained through our diet. Without essential fats, the body is at an increased risk of developing deficiencies that can cause slow wound healing, hair loss, skin conditions, and a greater risk of infection from the common cold and flu. Imbalance of Omega fatty acids, including too many Omega-6's, common in trans fats containing foods like fast food, animal products and processed junk food can lead to diseases including heart disease, hypertension, stroke, arthritis and diabetes.

    The hemp seed is one of the best sources of nutritious plant protein. Hemp is also loaded with all 20 amino acids (including the 9 essential). Plant protein, such as hemp, is vital for vegans and vegetarians, and is also preferred by many world class athletes for its dense nutrition. The protein found in hemp hearts is very digestible, with no known allergies, which makes it an excellent choice for sensitive diets.

    Hemp also contains phytonutrients, which may boost immunity, purify the skin, and strengthen connective tissue. Hemp seeds may help with the reduction of cholesterol and blood pressure, reduce inflammation, increase healing time, improve circulation, and boost overall immune function and performance.

    Nutiva Organic Hemp Protein Frequently Asked Questions

    Are Nutiva's hemp products raw?
    Yes, Nutiva's hemp products are cold-processed (under 104°F) from raw, live hemp seeds. Nutiva utilizes a mechanical process to remove the hard shells, yielding their delicious shelled hemp seeds. Their hemp oil is expeller-pressed from the seeds without the use of hexane or other toxic solvents. Nutiva's hemp protein powder is made from specially milled hemp seed cake with the oil removed.

    Are Nutiva seed bars raw?
    No, they are not technically raw because the honey in Nutiva's bars is heated to around 200°F, so they are not considered to be raw.

    Why is Nutiva's commitment to Fresh Is Best important?
    Everyone knows fresh foods and oils taste better and are more nutritious. Nutiva is committed to offering the freshest products available. Nutiva guarantee this by utilizing the optimal manufacturing and storage methods for each product. Nutiva also mark the production and "Best Before" dates on all their products.

    How should I store my hemp seed, hemp oil, and hemp protein powder?
    It is best to keep hemp products refrigerated or in the freezer and to use them within 8-12 weeks of opening. You can also store unopened hempseed products in a cool dry place such as a basement.

    Are hemp foods legal to import, buy and consume in the United States?
    Yes. The case HIA v DEA established that hemp foods are exempt from control in the Controlled Substances Act. An excellent overview of the case can be found on the Vote Hemp web site on their DEA Hemp Food Rules page.

    If I recently consumed hemp foods, could I fail a drug test?
    If the only source of the psychoactive THC in your body is from hemp foods, produced from Canadian grown hemp seeds and eaten in reasonable quantities, it is virtually impossible to fail a drug test by ingesting hemp foods due to the fact that THC levels in their products are barely measurable.

    The TestPledge program is a voluntary commitment by the North American hemp food industry to limit THC concentrations to levels where they cannot result in positive drug tests. Nutiva joined the TestPledge program in 2001. Nutiva's hemp food products meet Canadian government and TestPledge standards for hemp foods.

    Nutiva recommend that you read the TestPledge Answers page first. If you need more technical information please download and read the study summary "Evaluating Interference of THC in Hemp Food Products With Employee Drug Testing," which was prepared by Gero Leson, D.Env. and Petra Pless.

    10-17-2007
    Here is an e-mail they received about Nutiva Organic Hemp Protein powder and drug testing from a Department of Defense employee:

    I work for the Department of Defense and was finally selected for random urinalysis after 18 years. I wasn't the least bit worried - until that night when I went home to fix a fruit shake in which I use your hemp protein powder. As I took it out of the refrigerator, it suddenly occurred to me that it has a very small amount of THC in it. Having been a drug/alcohol abuse officer in the Air Force years ago, I understood the potential implications, including the fact that THC is detectable far longer than many drugs of abuse. I called Nutiva the next day, and was told that because you can't ever know what other behaviors a customer may be engaging in, you cannot say for certain that your products could not cause a positive urinalysis for THC. However, I was assured that it was HIGHLY unlikely by itself - especially the protein powder because of the way it's processed (i.e. lower oil content than some other products). I promised to provide you with feedback either way my test turned out. My understanding is that the Department of Defense uses state-of-the-art testing. I passed, despite using your hemp protein powder multiple times every week for months. I know it's no guarantee, but it may relieve others who are not using illegal substances but who may be using your products, and become concerned about drug testing. Thanks.

    What is the difference between hemp and marijuana?
    Marijuana and hemp both come from the same species of plant, Cannabis sativa L., but from different varieties. There are different varieties of Cannabis, just as Chihuahuas and St. Bernards are different breeds of dogs, Canis familiari.

    • Marijuana is the flowering tops and leaves of psychoactive varieties of Cannabis that are grown for their high THC content.
    • Hemp, also referred to as industrial hemp, are low-THC varieties of Cannabis that are grown for their seeds and fiber. Hemp is grown legally in just about every industrialized country except the USA.

    What is the recommended daily intake of hemp seeds?
    Health practitioners suggest three to five tablespoons of shelled hempseed per day.
    Visit their Online Store for hemp seed

    What is the difference between hemp hearts and hemp seeds?
    Nothing! Hemp hearts are the same shelled, nutritious, organic, raw food as shelled hemp seeds. Some people refer to them as hemp hearts and some refer to them as shelled hemp seeds, where the hard outer shell of the seed has been removed. Whatever you call them, they are tasty and nutritious!

    What is the recommended daily intake of hemp oil?
    Health practitioners suggest one or two tablespoons of hemp oil per day.

    Why is hemp so nutritious?
    Hemp oil contains the most essential fatty acids (EFAs) of any nut or seed oil, with the omega-3 and omega-6 EFAs occurring in the nutritionally optimal 1:3 ratio.

    Why are essential fatty acids (EFAs) important?
    Essential fatty acids cannot be produced by the human body; they must be obtained from your diet. As the name implies, they are essential to your health and well being. Seventy percent of adults who eat a typical Western diet do not get enough omega-3 fatty acids, and at the same time, they get too much omega-6 fatty acids. This imbalance can cause a wide range of health problems.

    What are the benefits of hemp vs. flax?
    Shelled hempseed is more easily digested than ground flax seed, while whole flax seed passes through your body undigested. Hemp seed and hemp oil also contain higher-potency omega derivatives, GLA and SDA, which flax seed lacks.

    I would like to know more about hemp and hemp foods. What are some good sources of information?
    To learn more about hemp food, please read The Amazing Hempseed and an article, "Hemp and Flax Seeds and Oil in Modern Nutrition" by Gero Leson, D.Env.

    About Nutiva
    Nutiva is an innovative leader in the health food industry. Since 1999 they have operated as a values-driven company dedicated to nourishing people and planet.

    Nutiva is building a business characterized by high standards in all aspects of their company, from the organic farms that grow their foods, through the production, packaging, and transportation of their products, to the Nutiva associates who communicate with their retailers and the people who enjoy their products.

    Nutiva's watchwords-nutritious superfoods, healthier people, and a sustainable planet-express their commitment to move beyond conventional food industry practices to embrace a bigger picture that supports the long-term well-being of humanity as a whole.

    Nutiva's purpose is to produce the highest quality organic superfoods, providing superior nutritional value to their customers while supporting sustainable agricultural practices and a fair return to the farmers on whom they depend. They donate 1 percent of their sales to groups that promote sustainable agriculture.

    Nutiva educates people worldwide on current developments in nutritional science, organic farming, green energy, and fair trade practices within the global economy.

    At Nutiva they continually innovate so that they can better contribute to the health and happiness of their customers as well as the sustainability of the planet.

    Suggested Use

    Use 1-2 tablespoons daily in smoothies, salads, vegetables, and pasta dishes.

    For optimal freshness, keep refrigerated. Use within 8-12 weeks of opening. Freezing extends shelf life.

    Warnings

    To conserve the EFAs, don't fry with hemp oil.
    Ingredients

    Nutiva - Hemp Oil Organic Cold Pressed - 16 oz. (472 ml)
    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 1 tbsp (14 g)
    Servings Per Container: 34
    Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
    Calories 120
       Calories from Fat 120
    Total Fat 14 g 22%
       Saturated Fat 1 g 5%
       Polyunsaturated Fat 11 g
       Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
       Trans Fat 0 g 0%
    Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
    Sodium 0 mg 0%
    Total Carbohydrate 0 mg 0%
       Sugars 0 g
    Protein 0 g
    Not a significant source of sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and iron.
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

    Other Ingredients: Raw, certified-organic, unrefined hempseed oil.

    About Nutiva
    NUTIVA IS AN INNOVATIVE LEADER IN THE HEALTH FOOD INDUSTRY. SINCE 1999 IT HAS OPERATED AS A VALUES-DRIVEN COMPANY DEDICATED TO NOURISHING PEOPLE AND PLANET. NUTIVA IS BUILDING A BUSINESS CHARACTERIZED BY HIGH STANDARDS IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE COMPANY, FROM THE ORGANIC FARMS THAT GROW ITS FOODS, THROUGH THE PRODUCTION, PACKAGING, AND TRANSPORTATION OF ITS PRODUCTS, TO THE NUTIVA ASSOCIATES WHO COMMUNICATE WITH ITS RETAILERS AND THE PEOPLE WHO ENJOY ITS PRODUCTS. NUTIVA’S WATCHWORDS—NUTRITIOUS SUPERFOODS, HEALTHIER PEOPLE, AND A SUSTAINABLE PLANET—EXPRESS ITS COMMITMENT TO MOVE BEYOND CONVENTIONAL FOOD INDUSTRY PRACTICES TO EMBRACE A BIGGER PICTURE THAT SUPPORTS THE LONG-TERM WELL-BEING OF HUMANITY AS A WHOLE.
    213 West Cutting Blvd
    Richmond, CA, 94804
    Phone: (800)-993-4367
    http://www.nutiva.com
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    • By Lina ( Decatur, IL)
      7/15/2011 1:28:45 PM

      I recommend this product!
      My first impression -- wow, it's really green, emerald green. But I like its "nutty" taste. I used it both in salads and as a butter substitute and it worked well for me.
    • By Nathifa ( Hillside, NJ)
      1/23/2013 7:58:28 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Use on my 4b hair great shine. Also put the recommended dose on my food has a nutty light flavor, its only been 2 weeks of use but see a difference in my skin much brighter. Not sure if that is caused from the healthy ingredients. I will definitely repurchase.
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