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It’s no longer a secret that hemp seeds are packed full of nutrients, which play a large role in maintaining optimal body functions. However, did you know that the primary proteins found in hemp have also been tied to the reparation of damaged DNA?

 How Hemp Repairs Damaged DNA

How Hemp Repairs Damaged DNA

By The Stoner's Cookbook

There is a substantial body of scientific evidence, [summed up by High Times](http://www.hightimes.com/read/hemp-repairs-damaged-dna),  that suggests that hemp proteins can repair damaged DNA. How can you work more of it into your diet?

  • Hemp Contains Proteins that Assist in DNA Repair

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Edestin and Albumin are two proteins found in hemp that has been shown to assist in the reparation of damaged DNA, which the body is actually incapable of repairing on its own. 

  • Unique to Hemp

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    The protein Edestin can only be found in hemp seeds and possesses a similar structure to blood plasma. Edestin works to relieve stress and also helps in promoting a healthy immune system.

  • On the Other Hand

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Albumin contributes towards the maintenance of optimal tissue strength, which is especially important as tissues play a vital role in holding our bodies together.

  • According to Global Hemp

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    “Hemp protein contains all of the 20 known amino acids – including 9 essential amino acids (EAAs). These amino acids are labeled “essential” because the human body can’t produce them on its own."

  • The Golden Ratio of 3:1

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Hemp seeds, and subsequently hemp seed oil, is said to contain a perfect ratio of Omega fatty acids, which will play a vital role in repairing any damaged DNA.

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