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Hemp seed, shelled

Raw hemp seeds have a slightly nutty flavor and contain all of the essential amino acids. The shelled variety is preferred for baked goods and muesli.
The nutritional information for this ingredient corresponds toour nutrition table and is taken into account there. More specific details were not available.
6%
Water
 08
Macronutrient carbohydrates 8.31%
/37
Macronutrient proteins 37.11%
/55
Macronutrient fats 54.58%
 

The three ratios show the percentage by weight of macronutrients (carbohydrates / proteins / fats) of the dry matter (excl. water).

Ω-6 (LA, 29.4g)
Omega-6 fatty acid such as linoleic acid (LA)
 : Ω-3 (ALA, 8.7g)
Omega-3 fatty acid such as alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)
 = 3:1

Omega-6 ratio to omega-3 fatty acids should not exceed a total of 5:1. Link to explanation.

Here, essential linolenic acid (LA) 29.36 g to essential alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) 8.74 g = 3.36:1.
Ratio Total omega-6 = 30.73 g to omega-3 fatty acids Total = 8.74 g = 3.52:1.
On average, we need about 2 g of LA and ALA per day from which a healthy body also produces EPA and DHA, etc.

Hemp is one of the oldest agricultural and ornamental plants in the world. We distinguish between industrial hemp and hemp that is grown for recreational or medical use. It is believed that hemp originated in Central Asia. Today, it is both cultivated and found growing wild around the world in climates ranging from temperate to tropical. Hemp is an annual, herbaceous plant with serrated leaves that have a palm-like shape.

General information:

From Wikipedia:Hemp or industrial hemp (from Old English hænep), typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products … Although cannabis as a drug and industrial hemp both derive from the species Cannabis sativa and contain the psychoactive component tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), they are distinct strains with unique phytochemical compositions and uses.”

Nutritional information:

“100 grams of hulled hemp seeds supply 586 calories. They are 5% water, 5% carbohydrates, 49% total fat and 31% protein. Hemp seeds are notable in providing 64% of the Daily Value (DV) of protein per 100 gram serving.
Hempseed amino acid profile is comparable to other sources of protein such as meat, milk, eggs and soy. Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score values (PDCAAS), which measure the degree to which a food for humans is a "complete protein", were 0.49-0.53 for whole hemp seed, 0.46-0.51 for hemp seed meal, and 0.63-0.66 for dehulled hemp seed.
Hemp seeds are a rich source of B vitamins, the dietary minerals, manganese (362% DV), phosphorus (236% DV), magnesium (197% DV), zinc (104% DV), iron (61% DV) and dietary fiber (20% DV).
Approximately 73% of the energy in hemp seeds is in the form of fats and essential fatty acids, mainly polyunsaturated fatty acids, linoleic, oleic and alpha-linolenic acids.

Culinary uses:

“Hemp seeds can be eaten raw, ground into a meal, sprouted, or made into dried sprout powder. The leaves of the hemp plant can be consumed raw in salads. Hemp can also be made into a liquid and used for baking or for beverages such as hemp milk, hemp juice, and tea. Hempseed oil is cold-pressed from the seed and is high in unsaturated fatty acids."

Commercial uses of hemp:

“Hemp is used to make a variety of commercial and industrial products including rope, clothes, food, paper, textiles, plastics, insulation and biofuel … Cannabis flower essential oil, also known as hemp essential oil, is an essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the flowers and upper leaves of the hemp plant … Hempseed oil is cold-pressed from the seed and is high in unsaturated fatty acids.”

Cultivation:

“Hemp is usually planted between March and May in the northern hemisphere, between September and November in the southern hemisphere. It matures in about three to four months.”

Interesting facts:

“In 2011, the U.S. imported $11.5 million worth of hemp products, mostly driven by "growing" in demand for hemp seed and hemp oil for use as ingredients in foods such as granola.

In the UK, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) treats hemp as a purely non-food crop, but with proper licensing and proof of less than 0.2% THC concentration, hemp seeds can be imported for sowing or for sale as a food or food ingredient. In the U.S., imported hemp can be used legally in food products and as of 2000, was typically sold in health food stores or through mail order.”

"Hemp is possibly one of the earliest plants to be cultivated. An archeological site in the Oki Islands near Japan contained cannabis achenes from about 8000 BC, probably signifying use of the plant. Hemp use archaeologically dates back to the Neolithic Age in China, with hemp fiber imprints found on Yangshao culture pottery dating from the 5th millennium BC."

Nutrient tables

The complete nutritional information, coverage of the daily requirement and comparison values with other ingredients can be found in the following nutrient tables.

Nutritional Information
per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Energy620 kcal
2'596 kJ
31.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 2000kcal
Fat/Lipids51 g72.3%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 70g
Saturated Fats4.0 g20.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 20g
Carbohydrates (inc.dietary fiber)7.7 g2.9%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 270g
Sugars4.7 g5.2%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 90g
Fiber3.0 g12.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 25g
Protein/Albumin34 g68.8%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 50g
Cooking Salt (Na:0.0 mg)0 mg0.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA: 2.4g
Recommended daily allowance according to the GDA.
Fat/Lipids
Carbohydrates
Protein/Albumin
Cooking Salt

Essential micronutrients with the highest proportions per 100g 2000 kcal
FatAlpha-Linolenic acid; ALA; 18:3 omega-3 8.7 g437.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the CH-EDI-Verordnung: 2.0 g
FatLinoleic acid; LA; 18:2 omega-6 29 g294.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the CH-EDI-Verordnung: 10 g
ProtTryptophan (Trp, W) 0.61 g245.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.25 g
ProtThreonine (Thr, T) 1.3 g144.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.93 g
ProtIsoleucine (Ile, I) 1.5 g119.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.2 g
ProtValine (Val, V) 1.8 g110.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.6 g
MinCopper, Cu 1.1 mg110.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.0 mg
ProtPhenylalanine (Phe, F) 1.7 g110.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.6 g
MinManganese, Mn 2.0 mg100.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2.0 mg
ProtLeucine (Leu, L) 2.1 g87.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 2.4 g

Detailed micronutrients and daily requirement coverage per 100g

Explanations of nutrient tables in general

The majority of the nutritional information comes from the USDA (US Department of Agriculture). This means that the information for natural products is often incomplete or only given within broader categories, whereas in most cases products made from these have more complete information displayed.

If we take flaxseed, for example, the important essential amino acid ALA (omega-3) is only included in an overarching category whereas for flaxseed oil ALA is listed specifically. In time, we will be able to change this, but it will require a lot of work. An “i” appears behind ingredients that have been adjusted and an explanation appears when you hover over this symbol.

For Erb Muesli, the original calculations resulted in 48 % of the daily requirement of ALA — but with the correction, we see that the muesli actually covers >100 % of the necessary recommendation for the omega-3 fatty acid ALA. Our goal is to eventually be able to compare the nutritional value of our recipes with those that are used in conventional western lifestyles.

Essential fatty acids per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Alpha-Linolenic acid; ALA; 18:3 omega-3 8.7 g437.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the CH-EDI-Verordnung: 2.0 g
Linoleic acid; LA; 18:2 omega-6 29 g294.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the CH-EDI-Verordnung: 10 g

Essential amino acids per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Tryptophan (Trp, W) 0.61 g245.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.25 g
Threonine (Thr, T) 1.3 g144.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.93 g
Isoleucine (Ile, I) 1.5 g119.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.2 g
Phenylalanine (Phe, F) 1.7 g110.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.6 g
Valine (Val, V) 1.8 g110.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.6 g
Leucine (Leu, L) 2.1 g87.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 2.4 g
Lysine (Lys, K) 1.4 g76.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 1.9 g
Methionine (Met, M) 0.69 g74.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the WHO-Protein-2002: 0.93 g

Vitamins per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Thiamine (vitamin B1) 0.50 mg45.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.1 mg
Biotin (ex vitamin B7, H) 16 µg33.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 50 µg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 0.40 mg29.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.4 mg
Niacin (née vitamin B3) 2.6 mg16.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 16 mg
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) 0.20 mg14.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.4 mg
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 0 mg< 0.1%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 80 mg
Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) 0 mg< 0.1%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 6.0 mg

Essential macroelements (macronutrients) per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Magnesium, Mg 284 mg76.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 375 mg
Phosphorus, P 468 mg67.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 700 mg
Potassium, K 642 mg32.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2'000 mg
Calcium, Ca 181 mg23.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 mg
Sodium, Na 4.4 mg1.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 800 mg

Essential trace elements (micronutrients) per 100g 2000 kcal

The numbers show the percent of the recommended daily value for a person who consumes 2000 cal per day. This number is for one serving of the recipe.

A person normally eats multiple times a day and consumes additional nutrients. You can get all of the nutrients you need over a longer period of time and in this way ensure a healthy balance.

Copper, Cu 1.1 mg110.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 1.0 mg
Manganese, Mn 2.0 mg100.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 2.0 mg
Iron, Fe 5.9 mg42.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 14 mg
Zinc, Zn 3.7 mg37.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 10 mg
Iod, I (Jod, J) 1.8 µg1.0%
Recommended daily allowance according to the EU: LMIV-2011: 150 µg
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