Mild and nutty, hemp seeds are super nutritious and they also help to balance hormones. For one thing, they’re loaded with healthy fats like omega-3 fatty acids. But hemp seeds are also rich in a special type of omega-6 fatty acid called gamma linolenic acid (GLA). And according to studies, GLA can help to reduce PMS symptoms by reducing a woman’s sensitivity to the hormone, prolactin. So, why not include more of this hormone-balancing food into your diet?

Hemp Milk

Hemp milk is a great choice if you follow a dairy-free diet. It has a smooth, creamy and nutty flavor that works well in smoothies, lattes, baking recipes, and even weekend pancakes and waffles.

Pacific Natural Foods Hemp Milk Unsweetened Original

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Hemp Heart Seeds

If you like to top your breakfast bowls or yogurt with granola, nuts or chia seeds, you can sprinkle on some hemp heart seeds, too. And with a similar flavor to pine nuts or sunflower seends, they’re also great with a fresh salad, too.

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts Shelled Hemp Seeds

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Hemp oil

Just one tablespoon of this cold-pressed, unrefined hemp oil delivers 8,000 mg of GLA, making it a girl’s best friend in the kitchen. And since it has a high smoking point, it’s safe to use for sautés, frying and baking, too.

Manitoba Harvest Organic Hemp Oil

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19th wedding is just 12 days away. They’ve asked California native and London-based baker, Claire Ptak, to make their royal wedding cake. And even if you’re not invited to the party, you can still celebrate their special day with these six lemon elderflower desserts inspired by the royal couple’s own wedding cake.  

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