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Nutritional Profile of Confectionery Shortening (Fractionated Palm)

We got 14 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Confectionery Shortening (Fractionated Palm).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks first-class (Top 25) for six nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (Top 100) for two additional nutrients:

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Fats and Oils) shows that it ranks great (Top 10) for five nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for two additional nutrients:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Nutrient Content Of Confectionery Shortening (Fractionated Palm)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Let's first take a look at a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Lipid (fat) profile of Confectionery Shortening (Fractionated Palm)

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Figure 1. Lipid (fat) profile of Confectionery Shortening (Fractionated Palm)

65.5%
29.6%
0.5%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Confectionery Shortening (Fractionated Palm)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Confectionery Shortening (Fractionated Palm)

In food category: Fats and Oils

Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
29.6 g
8.4 g
85
122
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
500 mg
141.7 mg
155
2015
Fatty Acids, total saturated
65.5 g
18.6 g
19
19
Total Lipid (Fat)
100 g
28.3 g
1
1
Saturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Lauric Acid (12:0)
1.1 g
311.8 mg
26
189
Myristic Acid (14:0)
900 mg
255.1 mg
43
324
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
36 g
10.2 g
3
3
Stearic Acid (18:0)
26.2 g
7.4 g
6
6
Monounsaturated Fats (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
29.3 g
8.3 g
78
112
Polyunsaturated Fats (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
500 mg
141.7 mg
145
1894
Fat-soluble Vitamins (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
19 mg
5.4 mg
22
65
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Phytosterols
49 mg
13.9 mg
30
76
Other (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
884 kcal
250.6 kcal
6
9
KJ (Energy)
3,700 kj
1,048.9 kj
3
5
Figure 2. Nutritional profile of confectionery shortening (fractionated palm) with 14 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Confectionery Shortening (Fractionated Palm)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tbsp13.6 g0.5 oz
Cup218.0 g7.7 oz
Figure 3. Common serving sizes of confectionery shortening (fractionated palm)

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