Are Hemp And Marijuana The Same

How are hemp and marijuana different? Hemp is from the Cannabis Sativa L plant used for industrial purposes. Hemp contains only trace amounts of THC and does not have the psychoactive properties that marijuana does. Hemp is for health and wellness benefits, such as hemp seeds, hemp oil, and hemp protein powder. Learn More=>

Are Hemp And Marijuana The Same

WHAT IS HEMP?

Hemp is a variety of the Cannabis Sativa L. plant species defined explicitly as “cannabis Sativa L. subsp. sativa .” Hemp is often confused with marijuana, a different plant species with a different genetic makeup expressly described as “cannabis Sativa–Indica.” Hemp is legaSativafined as having less than 0.3 percent THC, while marijuana has above 0.3 percent and is considered more psychoactive.

gimmicking hemp

GIMMICKING HEMP

Before you get your mitten on that rubber band, here are four hemp products that have cleverly disguised themselves as food:

KFC HEMP SALAD DINNER

With crispy hints of hemp seeds and a sprinkle of hemp seeds, this hemp salad celebrates the main ingredient by using a fake herb, allowing hemp to dress up nicely for afternoon snacking.

RD Johnson HUMMUS NOODLE CHICKEN

Dip the wheat crumbs into the chicken before roasting for a filling, gluten-free meal.

Bone-In Chicken With HEMP ADDED SEEDS

Store-bought chicken is often made without gluten, making it more convenient to eat, considering that more than half of us struggle with gluten. Eating foods cooked in gluten-free meals can help support the gluten-free lifestyle by reducing the risk of celiac disease.

Deviled Eggs With HEMP SEEDS

You can use the seaweed and hemp in some Deviled Eggs, so they are “happy.”

DIFFERENT CANNED HEMP DRESSING

Opting for differentiating canning dried hemp in almost every recipe is a great way to pick the right flavor. Look for a variety of flavors to create your gluten-free meals.

KFC HEMP SALAD DINNER

Your dinner could be healthier than eating the salad when cooking for one!

RD Johnson HUMMUS NOODLE CHICKEN

Although this article is full of hemp recipes, they all use chicken or chicken meal as the protein.

HEARTY GRAIN BOWL

This high fiber meal contains hemp seeds, anti-inflammatory, and anti-nausea medicine, vegetables, and anti-nositis spirulina as the byproducts.

THE GOOD NEWS

There are profound health benefits to eating a plant-based diet. LEARN MORE=>

 

Cannabis

WHAT IS MARIJUANA?

Marijuana is a drug made from the hemp plant’s dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds.

cannabis

It is also called pot, weed, grass, boom, Mary Jane, and various other names.

Smoking cannabis

People smoke marijuana in hand-rolled cigarettes, pipes, or water pipes (also called bongs).

 

Marijuana or marijuana products are treated similarly to other Schedule I substances, making them illegal. Whether it’s legal or illegal does not matter.

Either way, hemp has impressive health benefits, is rich in fiber, protein, and vitamin E. (A whopping 11% of your daily fiber intake comes from hemp seeds!) It’s also an excellent addition to meals, smoothies, soups, dressings, oatmeal, salad dressings, and more. Plus, eating a plant-based diet can help reduce the risk of a host of chronic diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and obesity.

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NUTRITION BENEFITS

Hemp seeds contain a variety of essential vitamins and minerals, with the following helping to support much of this nutritional content:

Vitamin E

Vitamin E assists with the immune system by helping to encourage collagen production, a vital structure that helps protect the skin.

Choline

Choline is an essential nutrient that supports brain health and neurotransmitter production.

Niacin

Niacin is a powerful antioxidant that protects cells from damage caused by free radicals.

Vitamin B12

This vitamin is responsible for metabolism, DNA synthesis, and cell building.

Vitamin B6

Unfortunately, it’s not possible to get high levels of vitamin B6 from plant foods. Instead, grass-fed beef (or even the occasional veggie burger) provides the majority of your vitamin B6 needs.

Vitamin K

It is a powerful antioxidant that protects cells and helps reduce inflammation.

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PERFORMANCE

Hemp is a fast-growing plant that can reach maturity without being watered. It is a highly versatile plant and can grow as tall as a tree, with canopies reaching 15 feet or more. When it matures, it loses its dense green color and turns bluish-green. Learn More=>

WHERE CAN I BUY HEMP PRODUCTS ONLINE?

You can buy hemp products online from different companies. Hemp is gaining popularity, and companies are starting to sell hemp products primarily in the health and nutrition industries. Many companies sell hemp products online.

hemp seeds

WHAT IS HEMP?

Hemp is a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis that remains relatively low in the body and is found in drug stores—the main difference between the two stems from the seed technology applied to the raw plant matter. Learn More=>

Marijuana contains tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which is a psychoactive substance. Unlike the non-psychoactive hemp, this substance has no psychoactive effects, so you will not feel high after consuming it. Marijuana is removed from the plant on extraction and usually is extracted using harsh chemicals and proprietary solvents. While these chemicals are not life-threatening, they are potentially harmful to the lungs, resulting in reduced lung capacity.

Many foods marketed as “high-potency” or containing a higher THC are not healthy dietary options. They are often not nutritionally balanced and contain little to no fiber. In addition, some of these foods have been associated with inflammatory responses and other poor metabolic processes.

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WHAT ABOUT HEMP CONSUMPTION?

Generally speaking, hemp products have a low amount of THC, and the psychoactive effects are minimal. Depending on the product, you might feel a euphoric mood (especially when paired with food), but the actual results will probably be mild. Even compared to other plant-based foods, the biggest downside to hemp is it is more difficult to digest.

However, hemp can be a beneficial supplement for some people who are sensitive to the effects of THC. It can also be a healthy plant-based option for those who prefer to avoid any potentially irritating psychoactive substances. Learn More=>

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Cheers,

Kevin

6 Replies to “Are Hemp And Marijuana The Same”

  1. You might want to change your font. I found it difficult to read. I love the colors of your website. Other than my eyes, this is a very informative article. I had a good time reading it, and I will be sure to share this article with friends and family. I am sure that whoever reads it will educate them too 

    1. Hi Aubin, I am sorry to learn you found the article hard to read. Thanks for sharing the piece and your thoughts.

      Cheers,

      Kevin

  2. I knew that hemp and marijuana were different I just wasn’t sure how. I’m very relieved to know hemp is different and has many health benefits. My bf uses it but I was turned off until I did my research. I think because it doesn’t contain THC I will try because I love using things because of the benefits it has. So thanks for the article. 

  3. I honestly thought they were the same thing. You’ve blown my mind because I am 54 years old, and for all these years, I thought Hemp was just another name for marijuana. The health benefits are a surprise, and I like how Hemp avoids  THC, a psychoactive substance, right?

    You’ve given me some exciting food ideas 🙂

    1. Hello, Sam, I’m happy to help. If you need something in the future, don’t hesitate to come back. And yes, THC is the substance that makes you high. 

      Cheers,

      Kevin

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