Read this excerpt from the Book: Cannabis and Cannabinoids. Reference Below.
"Modern medical and nutritional research and the expanding knowledge of the composition of hemp seeds now suggest that particularly its fatty acid spectrum renders hemp oil a balanced and tasty source of essential and other rare fatty acids for human consumption.
Hemp seeds, which are now offered as hulled seeds or "hemp nuts" in Europe and the United States, also supply essential amino acids, vitamin E and other relevant nutrients. The composition of hemp seeds and oil and their potential nutritional and therapeutic benefits are briefly discussed in the following section."
2002 Cannabis and Cannabinoids; Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Potential. Authors: Franjo Groenhermen, Ethan Russo