Sunflower oil Nutrition Label

Sunflower 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 -
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 0.00g
0%
Fat 100.00g
180%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 62.77g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 21.77g
Fatty acids, total saturated 11.03g
Cholesterol (gc) 4.70mg
Sterols 307.30mg
Iron 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 0.00mg
0%
Chromium 0.00ug
0%
Sodium 0.00mg
0%
Iodine 0.00ug
0%
Copper 0.00mg
0%
Salt 0.00mg
0%
Selenium 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 62.20mg
415%
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) 0.00mg
0%
Phosphorus 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin k 10.00ug
11%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 0.00mg
0%
Molybdenum 0.00mg
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 Sunflower oil

What is Sunflower oil?

Sunflower oil is a type of vegetable oil that is extracted from sunflower seeds. It is commonly used in cooking and as a salad dressing. Sunflower oil is high in healthy fats, particularly monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, and is also a good source of vitamin E.

What are the health benefits of sunflower oil?

Sunflower oil is rich in vitamin E, which acts as an antioxidant and supports immune function. It also contains healthy fats that can help lower the risk of heart disease and promote overall heart health. Additionally, sunflower oil may have anti-inflammatory properties and can contribute to healthy skin and hair due to its nourishing properties.

What are the potential health risks of consuming sunflower oil?

Sunflower oil is generally considered safe for consumption when used in moderation. However, it is high in omega-6 fatty acids, which, when consumed in excess, may contribute to inflammation and potentially increase the risk of chronic diseases. It's important to maintain a balanced intake of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids for overall health.

How much Sunflower oil to eat per day?

It is recommended to consume no more than 1-2 tablespoons of sunflower oil per day as part of a balanced diet. Excessive consumption of any oil can lead to an excessive intake of calories and unhealthy fat, so it's important to use it in moderation.

Sunflower oil Allergies

Allergic reactions to sunflower oil are rare, but some individuals may be sensitive to it. Symptoms of a sunflower oil allergy may include itching, hives, or in severe cases, anaphylaxis. If you suspect an allergy, it's important to seek advice from a healthcare professional and consider alternative oils.

Sunflower oil Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 100%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 0%

Component Breakdown for Sunflower oil

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Minerals
Vitamins
Amino acids
Carbo-hydrate
Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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