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Industrial hemp plants can become all kinds of useful products including rope, clothing, insulation, and even building materials. The seeds of the hemp plant are growing in popularity thanks to their nutritional properties. The health benefits of hemp seeds come from their high content of essential fatty acids, protein, and fiber.

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1. Excellent Source of Magnesium

Magnesium supports muscle function and, along with sodium and potassium, helps balance electrolyte levels in the body. It also plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism, assisting your gut in breaking down carbs into the glucose your body needs for fuel. Many people tend to be deficient in this vital mineral, and just a one-ounce serving of hemp seeds contains 192 mg of magnesium, about half of your recommended daily value.

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