New Study: Putting Chickens On Hemp Diet Increases Health Of Their Eggs

A new study published in the Journal of Consumer Protection and Food Safety has found that chickens fed primarily with hemp produce healthy, omega-3 rich eggs that may provide more nutrients than eggs laid by chickens who are fed differently.chicken

For the study, chickens were placed on a diet of linseed cake, rapeseed cake and hemp seed cake (“cake” is the byproduct of pressing the seeds into oil). Researchers found that those fed with hemp seed cake produced healthy eggs that were higher in omega-3s. Feeding the chickens hemp seed cake also provides the “possibility of the enrichment of yolk fat with polyunsaturated fatty acids”, according to researchers.

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We had Vegan Soft-Serve Hemp Ice Cream at Seattle Hempfest, and it was Excellent

Ice cream with the vast nutritional benefit of hemp, with the smooth, creamy and decadent flavor and texture of the best soft-serve you’ve ever had: That’s what we stumbled uponhempicecream at Seattle Hempfest this weekend, where we were able to purchase hemp soft serve ice cream, located at a booth which also sold hemp burgers, hemp lattes and hemp bakery items.

At first bite of the hemp soft-serve, you notice how creamy it is compared to normal ice cream – it’s as smoothly textured as you could possibly want a soft-serve ice cream to be. Beyond that, you notice how wonderful the flavor is; it was easily some of the best ice cream we’ve ever had.

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