About 49% of the weight of hempseed is an edible oil that contains 76% as essential fatty acids; i.e., linoleic acid, omega-6 (LA, 54%), alpha-linolenic acid, omega-3 (ALA, 17%), in addition to gamma-linolenic acid (GLA, 3%), monounsaturated fat (5% to 11%), and stearidonic acid (2%). Hemp seed oil contains 5% to 7% saturated fat. In common with other oils, hempseed oil provides 9 kcal/g. Compared with other culinary oils it is low in saturated fatty acids. For example, Hemp Seed Oil contains up to 7% saturated fat, while coconut oil is over 82% saturated fat. A healthy diet including whole grains, nuts and seeds, contains ample amounts of Omega-6 fatty acids, while Omega-3 fatty acids require more attention to diet to gain adequate amounts without supplementation. Hemp seed foods provide an excellent source in an ideal balance of approximately 3:1 Omega-6 to Omega-3’s.