Hemp seeds are a nutritious and crunchy snack with a delightful nutty flavor. Hemp seeds contain essential fatty acids and protein containing all of the essential amino acids required for a healthy diet. Low in carbohydrates, hemp seeds are ideal for those following the paleo diet or who need to be carb conscious. Hemp seeds can be added to a wide variety of meals. You can sprinkle them on top of yogurt, cereal, mix with salads, smoothies, trail mix, use in baked goods or eat them straight out of the bag.