Hemp Seed Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 592

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 49g %75

Saturated Fat 5g %23

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 5mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 9g %3

Dietary Fiber 4g %14

Total Sugars 2g

Protein 32g

Vitamin D ~IU %0

Calcium 70.0mg %5

Iron 8.0mg %44

Potassium 1200mg %31

Phosphorus 1650.0mg %165

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in hemp seed

Vitamin A 11.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.5mg %1

Vitamin E 0.8mg %5

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.3mg %22

Vitamin B6 0.6mg %46

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 9.2mg %58

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 1.3mg %106

Minerals in hemp seed

Sodium 5.0mg %0

Calcium 70.0mg %5

Potassium 1200.0mg %32

Iron 8.0mg %44

Zinc 9.9mg %71

Phosphorus 1650.0mg %165

Magnesium 700.0mg %167

Copper 1.6mg %178

Manganese 7.6mg %330

Amino Acids in hemp seed

Lysine 1.3g %57

Leucine 2.2g %74

Isoleucine 1.3g %86

Valine 1.8g %91

Threonine 1.3g %113

Methionine 0.9g %120

Tryptophan 0.4g %123

Histidine 1.0g %129

Tyrosine 1.3g %135

Phenylalanine 1.4g %154

Cystine 0.7g %219

Fatty Acids in hemp seed

Omega-3 8.68g %543

ALA 8.68g %789

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of hemp seed is 44.4/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Hemp Seed has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 40
Leucine 59 68
Isoleucine 30 40
Valine 39 56
Threonine 23 40
Tryptophan 6 12
Histidine 15 30
Met+Cys 22 50
Phe+Tyr 30 85

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in hemp seed is 2.2 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of hemp seed is 5.5 which makes it a high energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in hemp seed as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for hemp seed is 30/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for hemp seed

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 3.16 <4
Zinc:Copper 6.19 <12
Potassium:Sodium 240.00 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.10 <2
Iron:Copper 5.00 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.04 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

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This food is not insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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