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13 May, 2019

WHY HEMP HEMP SEED HEMP FOOD

Essential Fatty Acid Content of Oil Seeds and Nuts

It is important to note that the values provided here are simply to give you an idea of the oil content of these seeds. Since oil content can and will vary widely due to changes in growing conditions, location of the crops, farmer growing secrets etc. It would be best to use the information below only to try to get a general sense of how much EFAs you are currently getting in your regular diet.

SeedsPolyunsaturatedMonounsaturatedSaturated
NameFat Content in seed
(%)
LNA
Omega 3
(%)
LA
Omega 6
(%)
LNA+LA
Omega 3 + 6
(%)
GLA
Omega 9
(%)
18:0
(%)
16:0
(%)
Total
(%)
Hemp352060*8012268
Chia30304070
Kukui30294069
Flax3558147219459
Pumpkin46.70-1542-575734099
Soy Bean17.775057266915
Walnut60551562851116
Wheat germ10.9550552518018
Evening Primrose1781**8111268
Safflower59.57575131212
Sunflower47.36565231212
Grape207171171212
Corn45959241717
Sesame49.14545421313
Rice bran1013536481717
Cottonseed405050212525
Rape (canola)307303754***77
Peanut47.52929471818
Almond54.217177855
Olive2088751616
Avocado121010702020
Coconut35.333609191
Palm kernel35.3221308585
Beech5032325488
Brazil66.92424482424
Pecan71.220206377
Pistachio53.719196599
Hickory68.717176899
Filbert/Hazelnut62.416165455
Macadamia71.61010711212
Cashew41.766701818
Neem4012021412020

* Includes up to 2% GLA – Gamma Linolenic Acid

** Includes 9% GLA

*** Includes up to 5% erucic acid

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