Fat Chart & Nutritional Analysis
With its low saturated fat level, excellent balance of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, its versatility and light taste, canola oil has found an important place in the world’s kitchens, food products and restaurants.
Comparison of Dietary Fats
|Saturated Fat||Polyunsaturated Fat||Monounsaturated Fat|
(an omega-6 essential fatty acid)
(an omega-3 essential fatty acid)
(an omega-9 fatty acid)
* High Oleic ** Mid Oleic
Fatty acid content expressed as g/100g fat
Sources: Canadian Nutrient File and USDA National Nutrient Datatbase. Accessed May 2016.
Fats are made of smaller units called fatty acids. Canola oil is lower in saturated fat than any common cooking or salad oil.
Based on two teaspoons (10 mL) of refined canola oil
- Calories: 80
- Total Fat: 9 g
- Saturated Fatty Acids: 0.5 g
- Monounsaturated Fatty Acids: 6 g
- Linoleic Fatty Acid (Omega-6): 1.5 g
- Alpha-Linolenic Fatty Acid (Omega-3): 0.6 g
- Cholesterol (no trace): 0 mg
What vitamins are found in canola oil?
Fats and oils like canola oil aid in the absorption of fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K. Canola oil also contains vitamin E, an antioxidant, and vitamin K, which is needed for normal blood clotting.