Despite having a significant impact on overall health, mobility issues often receive less attention than other health issues. We often take a reactive rather than a proactive approach to mobility, viewing it as an inevitable aspect of ageing.
FMCG customer insights found that only around 50% of consumers state that good dietary habits can help maintain good levels of mobility. There is an opportunity here for the food and drink industry to do more to promote active ingredient claims and highlight the link between diet and good mobility health.
One of the major contributing factors to reduced mobility is arthritis or joint inflammation.
Hemp Seed Oil, Hearts, and Protein are a healthy and natural superfood that could be the very thing that your body is needing to regain your mobility. Read our article on how hemp seed oil can be your solution for arthritis pain.
Cold pressed from one of the most nutritionally balanced foods available, contains all the essential amino acids that your body needs along with gamma linolenic acid (GLA). Hemp Seed Oil contains omega-6 and omega-3 in the optimal 3:1 ratio.
GLA may have anti-inflammatory effects similar to drugs like ibuprofen and one study found a 75% reduction in arthritis-associated pain in participants after nine months of GLA supplementation. Another 2016 study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology states that hempseed oil has an anti-rheumatoid effect on cell types associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
Hemp Hearts (the nutty centre of the hemp seed), are extremely nutritious and rich in essential fatty acids. They contain gram for gram more protein than chicken and are an excellent source of magnesium, iron, copper and zinc.
About 25% of the calories in hemp seeds come from protein. What’s more, they contain all the essential amino acids, making them a complete protein source.
Hemp Protein is a protein rich powder contains on average 50% complete protein per serving, plus an optimal 3:1 ratio of omegas 6 to 3 fatty acids. Omega fatty acids are heart healthy fats and Hemp Protein contains around 2 grams of omega-3 fatty acid per scoop along with about 7 grams fibre.