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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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213 West Cutting Blvd
Richmond, CA, 94804
http://www.nutiva.com
(800)-993-4367

Nutiva - Organic Hempseed Raw Shelled - 3 lbs.Delicious Nutty Flavor for Your Favorite Recipes

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    Nutiva - Organic Shelled Hempseed - 3 lbs. (1.36 kg)

    Nutiva Organic Shelled Hempseed provides a delicious nutty flavor to add to your favorite recipes. Nutiva's certified organic hemp seeds are grown without any chemical pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. Are Nutiva hemp seeds 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 our delicious organic shelled hemp seeds.

    Trust Nutiva for the freshest, best-tasting products. Hemp is a gift of nature. Enjoy the world's most nutritious seeds, either plain or as a delicious condiment. Shelled hempseeds are 33% protein, with Omega-3 and GLA - the healthy EFAs doctors recommend. Nutiva simply removes the seeds' hard shells, yielding a 100% raw gourmet product that tastes like pine nuts.

    Nutiva Shelled Hempseed Features

    • 33% Protein
    • 45% Fat
    • 15% Carbs
    • Grown without pesticides

    Did You Know?
    Because Nutiva cannot legally grow hemp in the United States, they must rely on Canadian farmers to produce their hemp crops. Shortages of organic seeds often occur due to weather or because surging sales outstrip supply.

    • Cold-Processed
    • Oxygen Removed

    These steps ensure freshness and help protect the delicate Omega-3 fatty acids. It's part of Nutiva's commitment to "Nourishing People and Planet."

    Nutiva 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. Their 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. They guarantee this by utilizing the optimal manufacturing and storage methods for each product. They 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.

    They 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.

    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. For more detailed information see Hemp 101.

    What is the recommended daily intake of hemp seeds?
    Health practitioners suggest three to five tablespoons of shelled hempseed per day.

    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?
    A. 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
    Eat 3 tablespoons daily by adding them to smoothies, cereal, omelettes, yogurt, soups, salads and veggies. Consider lightly pan-toasting the seeds-but not above 325 F, to conserve the EFAs.
    Ingredients

    Nutiva - Organic Shelled Hempseed - 3 lbs. (1.36 kg)
    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size: 3 tbs. (30 g)
    Servings Per Container: 125
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories: 174 Calories from Fat: 127
    Amount % Daily Value
    Total Fat 13.5 g 21%
       Saturated Fat 1 g 4%
    Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
    Sodium 0 mg 0%
    Total Carbohydrate 2 g 1%
       Dietary Fiber 1 g 5%
       Sugars <1 g
    Protein 11 g 22%
    Iron 16% Zinc 23%
    Phosphorus 48% Magnesium 48%
    Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
    Not a significant source of sugars, Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
    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 Patricia ( Fort Myers, FL)
      7/30/2011 9:54:14 AM

      I recommend this product!
      I just love the taste of this product, very nutty. Put it on your smoothies and onto your salad. You gain Omega 3 into your diet adding to a healthier lifestyle.
    • By FLORINE ( Madison Lake, MN)
      8/13/2011 8:01:21 AM

      I recommend this product!
      You can't go wrong with any Nutiva product. I toss hempseed into my fruit smoothies every morning love the nutty flavor and it does provide the added energy I need to get through the day.
    • By Sandra ( Salt Lake City, UT)
      8/22/2011 12:59:18 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Thank you Lucky Vitamin! For providing me with a quality product at a reasonable price. What a great tasting product! Being a vegetarian, my diet has been lacking adequate protein. The Hemp Seed is loaded with protein and I can see the difference in my muscle tone already!
    • By Joyce ( Sun City Center, FL)
      9/20/2012 3:27:18 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Hempseed helps my digestive problems and it taste good. I add a little here and a little there. It has a nice nutty flavor. I never thought I would be eating hemp seed! It is great for you and it is organic.
    • By Diana L ( Kalispell, MT)
      5/13/2013 1:02:12 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Love it. The wonderful big size. Oh the price, is outta this world. Taste great all its all great for the body.
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