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Table 2 Rich sources of the essential fatty acid linoleic acid*.

From: The cardiac and haemostatic effects of dietary hempseed

Source of LA LA (g/100 g) ALA (g/100 g) Ratio n6/n3
Safflower oil 73 0.4 >100
Corn oil 57 1 57
Hempseed Oil 56 22 2.5
Cottonseed oil 50 0.2 >100
Soybean oil 50 8 6.2
Sesame oil 40 0.3 >100
Black walnuts 37 2 18.5
English walnuts 35 6.8 5.1
Sunflower seeds 30 0.06 >100
Brazil nuts 25 0.01 >100
Margarine 22 2.1 10.4
Pumpkin and squash seeds 20 0.12 >100
Spanish peanuts 16 0.01 >100
Peanut butter 15 0.08 >100
Almonds 10 0.06 >100
  1. *Adapted from reference [12] and [13]