Palm oil Nutrition Label

Palm oil Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 884kcal (3,700 kj)
185%
Carbohydrates 0.00g
0%
Sugars 0.00g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose 0.00g
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 0.00g
0%
Fat 100.00g
180%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 9.30g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 37.00g
Fatty acids, total saturated 48.90g
Cholesterol (gc) 2.00mg
Sterols 97.40mg
Iron 0.40mg
2%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 0.00mg
0%
Chromium -
0%
Sodium 0.00mg
0%
Iodine 0.00ug
0%
Copper 0.00mg
0%
Salt 0.00mg
0%
Selenium 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 6.05mg
40%
Zinc 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 0.00ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.00mg
0%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.00mg
0%
Manganese 0.00mg
0%
Magnesium 0.00mg
0%
Potassium 0.00mg
0%
Fluoride (fluerine) -
0%
Phosphorus 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin k 8.00ug
9%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 0.00mg
0%
Molybdenum -
0%
Folate 0.00ug
0%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 0.00g
0%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Palm oil

What is Palm oil?

Palm oil is a type of vegetable oil that comes from the fruit of oil palm trees. It is commonly used in a wide range of food products, as well as in non-food items such as soaps and cosmetics. Palm oil is high in saturated fats and vitamin E, and it is a versatile and cost-effective ingredient in many processed foods.

What are the health benefits of palm oil?

Palm oil contains a balance of healthy fats, including monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, as well as vitamin E tocotrienols. These nutrients help support cardiovascular health, reduce inflammation, and provide antioxidant protection for cells.

What are the health risks of palm oil?

Palm oil is high in saturated fats, which can increase levels of LDL cholesterol in the body. High consumption of palm oil has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Additionally, the process of producing palm oil can contribute to deforestation and habitat loss for wildlife.

How much palm oil to eat per day?

It is recommended to limit the consumption of palm oil due to its high saturated fat content. The American Heart Association suggests that most of the fats we consume should be unsaturated, and that saturated fats should make up less than 6% of our total daily calories. Therefore, it is best to consume palm oil in moderation, and to opt for healthier oils such as olive, canola, or sunflower oil for cooking and meal preparation.

Palm oil Allergies

Palm oil allergies are rare, but some individuals may experience allergic reactions to it. Symptoms may include hives, itching, swelling, or difficulty breathing. If you suspect a palm oil allergy, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management.

Palm oil Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Palm oil

Fat 100%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 0%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Palm oil. See full profile

Isoleucine 0%
Leucine 0%
Lysine 0%
Cystine 0%
Valine 0%
Arginine 0%
Histidine 0%
Aspartic acid 0%
Serine 0%
Tryptophan 0%
Threonine 0%
Methionine 0%
Phenylalanine 0%
Tyrosine 0%
Alanine 0%
Glutamic acid 0%
Glycine 0%
Proline 0%

Component Breakdown for Palm oil

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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