Friday, August 21, 2009

Roger Snow kindly sent to me another package of his hemp hearts and hemp chocolate bars. I have shared these with a friend of mine who is a body builder, the protein content of hemp is quite impressive and of use to such people.
A complete breakdown on what 100 gm of his hulled hemp seeds contain is as follows:
Calories 567
Protein 30.6g
Total fat 47.2g
saturated fat 5.2g
palmitic acid 3.44g
arachidic acid 0.2
linoleic acid (Omega - 6 EFA) 27.56g
linolenic acid (Omega - 3 EFA) 8.68g
stearic acid 1.46g
monounsaturated fat 5.8g
oleic acid 5.8g
polyunsaturated fat 36.2g
linoleic acid (Omega - 6 EFA) 27.56g
linolenic acid (Omega - 3 EFA) 8.68
total essential fatty acids 36.24g
carbohydrate 10.9g
cholesterol 0.0g
total dietary fibre 6.0g
sugars 1.99g
fructose 0.45g
glucose 0.30g
sucrose 1.24g
maltose 0.1g
lactose 0.1g
Vitamin A (B-carotene) 4 IU
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 1.38mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.33mg
Vitamin B6 0.12mg
Vitamin C 1.0mg
Vitamin D 2277.5 IU
Vitamin E (d) -A- Tocopherol 8.96 IU
Sodium 9.0mg
Calcium 74.0mg
Iron 4.7mg
Tetrahydrocannabinol None detectable

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