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Nutritional Profile of Coconut Oil (Principal Uses Candy Coatings, Oil Sprays, Roasting Nuts, Industrial)

We got 24 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Coconut Oil (Principal Uses Candy Coatings, Oil Sprays, Roasting Nuts, Industrial).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks very high (Top 25) for nine nutrients.

Most notable of them being

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

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 eight nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for three additional nutrients:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Coconut Oil (Principal Uses Candy Coatings, Oil Sprays, Roasting Nuts, Industrial)

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 Coconut Oil (Principal Uses Candy Coatings, Oil Sprays, Roasting Nuts, Industrial)

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 Coconut Oil (Principal Uses Candy Coatings, Oil Sprays, Roasting Nuts, Industrial)

86%
5.9%
1.7%
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 Coconut Oil (Principal Uses Candy Coatings, Oil Sprays, Roasting Nuts, Industrial)

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: Coconut Oil (Principal Uses Candy Coatings, Oil Sprays, Roasting Nuts, Industrial)

In food category: Fats and Oils

Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
5.9 g
1.7 g
141
803
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.7 g
470.6 mg
147
1210
Fatty Acids, total saturated
86 g
24.4 g
13
13
Total Lipid (Fat)
100 g
28.3 g
1
1
Saturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Butyric Acid (4:0)
60 mg
17 mg
18
398
Capric Acid (10:0)
5.6 g
1.6 g
2
2
Caproic Acid (6:0)
750 mg
212.6 mg
10
14
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
8.2 g
2.3 g
1
1
Lauric Acid (12:0)
43.7 g
12.4 g
8
8
Myristic Acid (14:0)
16.8 g
4.8 g
4
5
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
8.4 g
2.4 g
80
161
Stearic Acid (18:0)
2.5 g
703.1 mg
109
379
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleate (18:1 c)
5.9 g
1.7 g
51
260
Oleic Acid (18:1)
5.9 g
1.7 g
135
749
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
cis-Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 c,c)
1.7 g
470.6 mg
53
349
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
1.7 g
470.6 mg
134
1108
Fat-soluble Vitamins (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
90 µg
25.5 µg
93
635
gamma-Tocopherol
200 µg
56.7 µg
29
415
Phylloquinone
0.5 µg
0.1 µg
58
920
Minerals (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Iron, Fe
40 µg
11.3 µg
19
935
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
300 µg
85 µg
28
1153
Phytosterols
86 mg
24.4 mg
28
57
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 coconut oil (principal uses candy coatings, oil sprays, roasting nuts, industrial) with 24 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Coconut Oil (Principal Uses Candy Coatings, Oil Sprays, Roasting Nuts, Industrial)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tsp4.5 g0.2 oz
Tbsp13.6 g0.5 oz
Cup218.0 g7.7 oz
Figure 3. Common serving sizes of coconut oil (principal uses candy coatings, oil sprays, roasting nuts, industrial)

3 Similar Fats or Oils

Explore the nutrient content of similar fats and oils below by clicking on their names.

Similar Fats and Oils 1 - 3

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Coconut OilNo of
Nutrients
56
(Confection Fat, Typical Basis For Ice Cream Coatings, Industrial)
31
(Hydrogenated, Used For Whipped Toppings & Coffee Whiteners, Industrial)
30
Figure 4. Similar fats and oils 1 to 3.

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