Hemp protein is a superfood packed with beneficial nutrients and minerals. It’s high in fibre and high in omega-3 and omega-6. Plus, it has all 20 amino acids – including the 9 essential amino acids your body can’t make by itself!
The unique blend of medicinal mushrooms boosts mood, reduces inflammation and can help prevent illness. Live probiotic strains restore a healthy gut microbiome, so you can benefit from the full effect of all the carefully chosen ingredients.
“The mix of hemp protein with mushrooms is a great combination, supporting my health and providing me with the energy, clarity and support needed for my busy and challenging life. It has enabled me to stop taking some other, less beneficial supplements in favour of this much better option.” Keitha Smith.
Start benefiting from the goodness of our bespoke hemp protein powder by slotting it into your existing routine without skipping a beat.
Give yourself an extra morning boost by mixing it into your breakfast shakes, smoothies or porridge. Or, if you love baking, add to your favourite dessert recipe – it works great in waffles, pancakes, or brownies.
Hemp Protein Powder FAQs
Get the skinny on what makes our hemp protein powder so good…
Is hemp protein powder suitable for vegetarians or vegans?
Yes, hemp is growing in popularity as a vegan protein powder. It is a plant-based protein that’s ideal for vegetarians or vegans as it is high in fibre. It also contains the perfect ratio of 3:1 of omega-6 to omega-3 that benefits a plant-based diet. Plus, it’s easy to digest!
Why do I need omega-3 and omega-6 in my diet?
Omega-3 and omega-6 can help fuel a plant-based diet. These essential fatty acids protect the heart, maintain lean body mass and brain function. They may help lower your risk of high cholesterol, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.
How does Turkey Tail Mushroom boost the immune system?
Turkey tail contains antioxidants that reduce inflammation. It also produces natural killer cells (KC) that seek out and encapsulate pathogens, such as pollutants like cigarette smoke and exhaust fumes. It converts the typically hard to remove pathogens into a water-soluble form that the body can quickly excrete. Research is also showing that it is effective in the treatment of cancer. It is also good at restoring the stomach lining which can aid ‘leaky gut syndrome’, or intestinal hyperpermeability.
How does Lion’s Mane help your mind?
Lion’s Mane mushrooms may repair the nervous system promoting resilience against stress, reducing anxiety and improving mental clarity. It may improve neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s as it has the potential to remove amyloid plaque on nerve cells, which cause impaired function.
What are the benefits of Broccoli Sprouts?
Broccoli Sprouts are high in glucoraphanin. When ingested, glucoraphanin is converted to sulforaphane. Sulforaphane is a compound that helps protect against inflammation and such diseases as cancer and stomach ulcers.
Why are live probiotic strains good for you?
Probiotics are used to help restore the healthy bacteria in your gut. They have been used to treat such disorders as irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis and eczema.
How do antioxidants improve your health?
Antioxidants are used to fight against such illnesses as diabetes and heart disease as they protect the body from oxidative damage.
Is hemp protein powder organic?
Yes, Natural Natives use organic hemp protein powder and ethically sourced ingredients from NZ and international suppliers.
What are the benefits of hemp protein?
People take hemp protein for various conditions, including constipation, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, inflammation, eczema and arthritis, to name a few. It’s also used to maintain muscle mass, brain function and hormonal balance.
Can I use hemp protein powder when I’m dieting?
Absolutely! Hemp protein powder is typically low in calories. It’s also full of nutrients and minerals which support the metabolism, which may aid weight loss. People also say it can help you fill full for longer.
What does hemp protein powder taste like?
Hemp protein powder tastes great – it has a nutty, earthy or grass-like taste. It’s a great addition to your favourite shakes or smoothies and complements plenty of sweet treats such as cupcakes, tarts and brownies.
Are there any side effects of hemp protein powder?
Hemp protein is high in fibre and easy to digest, although it may cause bloating in some people on rare occasions.
When shouldn’t I take hemp protein powder?
Hemp protein shouldn’t be given to children. Avoid taking it if pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, as hemp protein may lower blood pressure, it should not be taken two weeks before surgery.
How much hemp protein powder should I use?
Follow the correct dosage as stated on the label and consult your doctor and pharmacist before using it.
Does hemp protein powder contain THC (tetrahydrocannabinol)?
Hemp protein powder contains very low levels of THC. And no, it won’t give you the high associated with the cannabis plant.