United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  12012, Seeds, hemp seed, hulled
Food Group: Nut and Seed Products
Scientific Name:  Cannabis sativa L.
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.3  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 291.1 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tbsp 30 g
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3 g 14.44 17 0.170 1.49
Proximates Energy kcal 1610 -- -- 166
Proximates Energy kJ 6733 -- -- 694
Proximates Protein 1, 2, 3 g 91.87 17 1.530 9.47
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2, 3 g 141.91 17 1.780 14.62
Proximates Ash 1, 2, 3 g 17.64 11 0.430 1.82
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 25.24 -- -- 2.60
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 2, 3 g 11.6 2 -- 1.2
Proximates Sugars, total 2, 3 g 4.37 2 -- 0.45
Proximates Sucrose 2 g 2.47 1 -- 0.26
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 2 g 0.58 1 -- 0.06
Proximates Fructose 2 g 0.90 1 -- 0.09
Proximates Lactose 2 g 0.20 1 -- 0.02
Proximates Maltose 2 g 0.20 1 -- 0.02
Minerals Calcium, Ca 2, 3 mg 204 2 -- 21
Minerals Iron, Fe 2, 3 mg 23.14 2 -- 2.38
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 3 mg 2038 1 -- 210
Minerals Phosphorus, P 3 mg 4803 1 -- 495
Minerals Potassium, K 3 mg 3493 1 -- 360
Minerals Sodium, Na 2, 3 mg 15 2 -- 2
Minerals Zinc, Zn 3 mg 28.82 1 -- 2.97
Minerals Copper, Cu 3 mg 4.658 1 -- 0.480
Minerals Manganese, Mn 3 mg 22.124 1 -- 2.280
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 2, 3 mg 1.5 2 -- 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin 2, 3 mg 3.712 2 -- 0.383
Vitamins Riboflavin 2, 3 mg 0.830 2 -- 0.085
Vitamins Niacin 3 mg 26.781 1 -- 2.760
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 2, 3 mg 1.747 2 -- 0.180
Vitamins Folate, total 3 µg 320 1 -- 33
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 320 1 -- 33
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 320 -- -- 33
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 3 -- -- 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 3 µg 20 1 -- 2
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 32 1 -- 3
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 3 mg 2.33 1 -- 0.24
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated 2, 3 g 13.391 2 -- 1.380
Lipids 16:0 2, 3 g 8.343 2 -- 0.860
Lipids 18:0 2, 3 g 3.621 2 -- 0.373
Lipids 20:0 2, 3 g 0.908 2 -- 0.094
Lipids 22:0 3 g 0.352 1 -- 0.036
Lipids 24:0 3 g 0.163 1 -- 0.017
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 2, 3 g 15.719 2 -- 1.620
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 2, 3 g 15.358 2 -- 1.583
Lipids 18:1 c 3 g 14.622 1 -- 1.507
Lipids 20:1 3 g 0.361 1 -- 0.037
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 2, 3 g 110.909 2 -- 11.430
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 2, 3 g 79.933 -- -- 8.238
Lipids 18:2 n-6 c,c 2, 3 g 79.639 2 -- 8.207
Lipids 18:2 CLAs 3 g 0.588 1 -- 0.061
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 2, 3 g 29.180 -- -- 3.007
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 2, 3 g 25.279 2 -- 2.605
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 2, 3 g 3.901 2 -- 0.402
Lipids 18:4 3 g 1.796 1 -- 0.185
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans 3 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol 2, 3 mg 0 2 -- 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1, 3 g 1.074 -- -- 0.111
Amino Acids Threonine 1, 3 g 3.694 -- -- 0.381
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1, 3 g 3.744 -- -- 0.386
Amino Acids Leucine 1, 3 g 6.296 -- -- 0.649
Amino Acids Lysine 1, 3 g 3.714 -- -- 0.383
Amino Acids Methionine 1, 3 g 2.716 -- -- 0.280
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 1.956 -- -- 0.202
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1, 3 g 4.212 -- -- 0.434
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1, 3 g 3.677 -- -- 0.379
Amino Acids Valine 1, 3 g 5.173 -- -- 0.533
Amino Acids Arginine 1, 3 g 13.245 -- -- 1.365
Amino Acids Histidine 1, 3 g 2.821 -- -- 0.291
Amino Acids Alanine 1, 3 g 4.448 -- -- 0.458
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1, 3 g 10.660 -- -- 1.099
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1, 3 g 18.249 -- -- 1.881
Amino Acids Glycine 1, 3 g 4.690 -- -- 0.483
Amino Acids Proline 1, 3 g 4.649 -- -- 0.479
Amino Acids Serine 1, 3 g 4.987 -- -- 0.514

Sources of Data

1JD House, J Neufeld, G Leson Evaluating the quality of protein from hemp seed (Cannabis sativa L.) products through the use of the protein digestibility-corrected amino acid score method , 2010 Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58   pp.11801-11807
2HempNut, Inc Copyright 1999-2000 HempNut, Inc. www.hempfood.com , 2000    
3Hemp Oil Canada Hemp Oil Canada analyses , 2010