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Few ingredients raise eyebrows more than hemp protein. After all, when we think of hemp, we tend to think of the psychedelic properties offered by the plant that it comes from. If you’re interested in getting the supreme benefits of this nutritional powerhouse however, you don’t have to worry about hemp protein. It has no mind altering effects, and is a wealth of nutrition, pure and simple. IT’S A COMPLETE PLANT BASED PROTEIN As most vegans and vegetarians know, it is extremely hard to get a complete protein from plants. Hemp protein contains all 20 amino acids, including all 9 essential amino acids. This is almost unheard of in the plant world. Even the plants we tend to think of as protein sources aren’t complete, including beans and lentils. It’s also considered a quality source, because the proteins are easily absorbed into the body—not always the case with plant based proteins.…

Chia seeds are a popular ingredient that has been popping up everywhere as a superfood. A member of the mint family, the seeds from Salvia hispanica or more commonly known as “Chia Seeds” were an important part of the Aztec diet for centuries. These seeds don’t look like much, but they can have a major impact on your health. If you’re eager to find out what this super food can do for you, here are 5 amazing benefits of adding chia seeds to your diet! INCREDIBLE NUTRITION We all want to eat more nutritious foods, but it sometimes feels like you need to eat a ridiculous amount of food to get the proper nutrition. Just an ounce of chia seeds can jump start your day and help get you closer to your nutrition goals. Among the many nutrients available, chia seeds offer  11 grams of fiber 4 grams of protein 18%…