United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
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 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tbsp 30 g
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3 g 4.96 17 0.178 1.49
Proximates Energy kcal 553 -- -- 166
Proximates Energy kJ 2313 -- -- 694
Proximates Protein 1, 2, 3 g 31.56 17 1.532 9.47
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2, 3 g 48.75 17 1.780 14.62
Proximates Ash 1, 2, 3 g 6.06 11 0.433 1.82
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 8.67 -- -- 2.60
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 2, 3 g 4.0 2 -- 1.2
Proximates Sugars, total 2, 3 g 1.50 2 -- 0.45
Proximates Sucrose 2 g 0.85 1 -- 0.26
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 2 g 0.20 1 -- 0.06
Proximates Fructose 2 g 0.31 1 -- 0.09
Proximates Lactose 2 g 0.07 1 -- 0.02
Proximates Maltose 2 g 0.07 1 -- 0.02
Minerals Calcium, Ca 2, 3 mg 70 2 -- 21
Minerals Iron, Fe 2, 3 mg 7.95 2 -- 2.38
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 3 mg 700 1 -- 210
Minerals Phosphorus, P 3 mg 1650 1 -- 495
Minerals Potassium, K 3 mg 1200 1 -- 360
Minerals Sodium, Na 2, 3 mg 5 2 -- 2
Minerals Zinc, Zn 3 mg 9.90 1 -- 2.97
Minerals Copper, Cu 3 mg 1.600 1 -- 0.480
Minerals Manganese, Mn 3 mg 7.600 1 -- 2.280
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 2, 3 mg 0.5 2 -- 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin 2, 3 mg 1.275 2 -- 0.383
Vitamins Riboflavin 2, 3 mg 0.285 2 -- 0.085
Vitamins Niacin 3 mg 9.200 1 -- 2.760
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 2, 3 mg 0.600 2 -- 0.180
Vitamins Folate, total 3 µg 110 1 -- 33
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 110 1 -- 33
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 110 -- -- 33
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 1 -- -- 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 3 µg 7 1 -- 2
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 11 1 -- 3
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 3 mg 0.80 1 -- 0.24
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated 2, 3 g 4.600 2 -- 1.380
Lipids 16:0 2, 3 g 2.866 2 -- 0.860
Lipids 18:0 2, 3 g 1.244 2 -- 0.373
Lipids 20:0 2, 3 g 0.312 2 -- 0.094
Lipids 22:0 3 g 0.121 1 -- 0.036
Lipids 24:0 3 g 0.056 1 -- 0.017
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 2, 3 g 5.400 2 -- 1.620
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 2, 3 g 5.276 2 -- 1.583
Lipids 18:1 c 3 g 5.023 1 -- 1.507
Lipids 20:1 3 g 0.124 1 -- 0.037
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 2, 3 g 38.100 2 -- 11.430
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 2, 3 g 27.459 -- -- 8.238
Lipids 18:2 n-6 c,c 2, 3 g 27.358 2 -- 8.207
Lipids 18:2 CLAs 3 g 0.202 1 -- 0.061
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 2, 3 g 10.024 -- -- 3.007
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 2, 3 g 8.684 2 -- 2.605
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 2, 3 g 1.340 2 -- 0.402
Lipids 18:4 3 g 0.617 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 0.369 -- -- 0.111
Amino Acids Threonine 1, 3 g 1.269 -- -- 0.381
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1, 3 g 1.286 -- -- 0.386
Amino Acids Leucine 1, 3 g 2.163 -- -- 0.649
Amino Acids Lysine 1, 3 g 1.276 -- -- 0.383
Amino Acids Methionine 1, 3 g 0.933 -- -- 0.280
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.672 -- -- 0.202
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1, 3 g 1.447 -- -- 0.434
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1, 3 g 1.263 -- -- 0.379
Amino Acids Valine 1, 3 g 1.777 -- -- 0.533
Amino Acids Arginine 1, 3 g 4.550 -- -- 1.365
Amino Acids Histidine 1, 3 g 0.969 -- -- 0.291
Amino Acids Alanine 1, 3 g 1.528 -- -- 0.458
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1, 3 g 3.662 -- -- 1.099
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1, 3 g 6.269 -- -- 1.881
Amino Acids Glycine 1, 3 g 1.611 -- -- 0.483
Amino Acids Proline 1, 3 g 1.597 -- -- 0.479
Amino Acids Serine 1, 3 g 1.713 -- -- 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