Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds
This continuing education course reviews the health benefits of hemp seeds and shares strategies clients can use to incorporate the seeds into their diets. Cannabis and medical marijuana legislation is changing rapidly. The material reflects the status of legislation as of the course's publication date.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the May 2018 issue of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
1. Discuss the nutritional composition of hemp seeds.
2. Describe three potential health benefits of hemp seeds.
3. Assess the environmental and sustainability benefits of adding hemp seeds to the diet.
Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, CSO, is a nutrition and health writer and certified specialist in oncology nutrition in Seattle. She’s immediate past-chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, past president of the Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and author of the blog Champagne Nutrition.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR