Comparing hemp protein powder to whey is a bit like comparing apples to oranges. While they are both protein powders, they are quite uniquely different.
Hemp protein powder generally has less protein content than other powders and includes far more fiber as well as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
Hemp protein powder should be around 4 calories per gram, depending on the brand. So a 30 gram serve should be around 120 calories.
Hemp protein powder provides a more holistic approach to protein supplementation than most powders available.
Hemp protein powder offers an excellent source of plant based protein for those keeping a vegan diet.
Hemp does contain all 9 essential amino acids, but amino acids Leucine and Lysine are at far lower levels than required.
Hemp protein powder is ideally used in a blend with pea protein powder which together provides a more complete amino acid profile.
Hemp protein powder is a safe when used correctly. Hemp protein is very easy to digest, is hypoallergenic and rarely causes a food intolerance in humans.
Hemp protein powder has no specific side effects, but is high in fiber, so taking too much too quickly can cause gas, bloating or diarrhea in rare cases.
Hemp protein powder is made from the seeds of the cannabis sativa plant. The resulting powder is high in protein, fiber and omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids.