A recently developed hemp plant may prove to provide the ideal cooking oil; watch out, olive oil. The University of York reported that they have developed a hemp plant that contains a significantly higher quantity of oleic acid. The new hemp oil not only offers a longer shelf life and a higher heat tolerance but also has a very similar fatty acid makeup to olive oil.
Submitted by Heart Of The Dove on Fri, 2012-03-16 11:59
The explosion of interest in hemp based health products in the natural products industry is not because of marketing hype, it's because when compared to most other food sources, all forms of hemp simply leave others in the dust.