Hemp’s benefits are no longer a secret, so it’s no wonder that some of the most famous people on the planet have decided to take advantage of this unexpected protein source – and sing its praises at the same time. The humble hemp plant has many fans among celebrities, with some of the names below more famous than you probably imagined.
1. Woody Harrelson
Actor/director Woody Harrelson is an active supporter of hemp as part of a healthy and organic lifestyle. Well known for his vegan diet, he never misses an opportunity to speak about the benefits of hemp and using it for industrial purposes.
Harrelson has even appeared in the movie “Hempsters” and played an important role in filming the documentary “Go Further”, where he travelled across America using a hemp oil-fuel biodiesel bus.
2. Oprah Winfrey
Everybody loves Oprah – and many of the things she promotes become must-have overnight. Famous for her healthy lifestyle, Oprah is always on the lookout for new and healthy ingredients to improve her diet.
She started talking about hemp and its benefits a few years ago and even promoted it on her blog, calling hemp seeds a new superfood, among six other must-try foods on her list.
3. Bob Burnquist
Bob Burnquist is a professional skateboarder, currently considered one of the best in the world. This popular athlete has a passion for organic, and has his own farm in San Diego, promoting a healthy, eco-friendly lifestyle. He’s a hemp fan, and talks about how hemp gives him energy by sharing his personal experiences with his followers.
Besides using hemp seeds and protein, Burnquist recently decided to take advantage of all the benefits this plant has to offer. So, he’s now endorsing all-hemp skate shoes and his logo is present on a line of organic clothing, made using a mix of hemp and cotton.
4. Dr. Oz
It’s no longer a secret that world’s most famous doctor uses hemp seeds from time to time, mostly because they’re rich in high-quality protein and provide all the amino acids the human body needs.
A few years ago, Oprah’s favourite doctor dedicated an entire article on his blog to hemp, helping more people understand what hemp is and how it can contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Actually, many people started looking for information about hemp after they heard about it from Dr. Oz.
5. Gwyneth Paltrow
She’s young (ish), beautiful and famous. And uses hemp seeds to improve her non-dairy gluten-free diet. Gwyneth has written about how she uses hemp to substitute dairy milk in her cookbook “My Father’s Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness”.
She uses hemp in her kitchen often, mentioning their seeds on the ingredients lists of many recipes the actress shares with fans through her lifestyle website.
With so many celebrities endorsing it, hemp has become top of the shopping list for people who want to follow a healthy lifestyle. Discover the benefits of using hemp products in the kitchen, as clothing, or using cosmetics with hemp as main ingredient, to stay healthy and beautiful.