THE UNIVERSAL COMPENDIUM






Fat Content of Major Edible Oils

Oil
Calories[1]
Saturated
Fatty Acids
[2]
Polyunsaturated
Fatty Acids
[2]
Monounsaturated
Fatty Acids
[2]
Almond
120.2
1.1
2.4
9.5
Avocado
123.8
1.6
1.9
9.9
Canola
123.8
1.0
4.1
8.2
Corn
120.2
1.7
8.0
3.3
Cottonseed
120.2
3.5
7.1
2.4
Fish oil
(menhaden,
fully hydrogenated) 
112.7
11.9
0.00
0.00
Grapeseed
120.2
1.3
9.5
2.2
Olive
119.3
1.8
1.1
9.9
Palm
120.2
6.7
1.3
5.0
Peanut
119.3
2.3
4.3
6.2
Rice bran
120.2
2.7
4.8
5.3
Safflower
(>70% linoleic)
120.2
0.8
10.1
1.9
Sesame
120.2
1.9
5.7
5.4
Soybean
120.2
2.0
8.0
3.2
Soybean
(hydrogenated)
120.2
2.0
5.1
5.8
Sunflower
(70% oleic and over)
123.8
1.4
0.5
11.7
Sunflower
(<60% linoleic)
120.2
1.4
5.5
5.5
Sunflower
(60% linoleic and over)
120.2
1.4
8.9
2.6
Sunflower
(linoleic, hydrogenated)
120.2
1.8
4.9
6.3


Notes


1. per tablespoon
2. grammes per tablespoon

Sources

Solomon, H. K. and W. W. Woys. Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, vol. 3. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


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