How Many Calories
Are In Cooking Oil?

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Calories in Cooking Oil

Based on One Tablespoon. Kcals = Calories

 


Lard

115 kcals and is highly saturated.

Shortening

113 kcals with a higher monounsaturated fat content than lard.

Hazelnut

120 kcals and is packed with Vitamin E. Generally hard to find, so check gourmet city.

Almond

120 kcals and although it is 100% fat, it's considered one of the 'healthier oils'. Almond Oil is mostly monounsaturated which can assist in raising the levels of protective HDL cholesterol.

Avocado

124 kcals, but most of the fat is in the form of monounsaturated which can help control high cholesterol.

Do NOT use if you are taking MAO-inhibitor antidepressants as a reaction may occur.

Canola

124 kcals and is also beneficial in raising HDL's.

Coconut

120 kcals and is extremely high in saturated fat. It is connected with raising cholesterol levels in the body, thus increasing the risks for heart disease.

Corn

120 kcals and is a rich source of polyunsaturated fatty acids, helpful in reducing total blood cholesterol. However, it may also lower levels of protective HDL's. In addition, good source of Vitamin E.

Cottonseed

120 kcals and a good dose of Vitamin E which acts as an antioxidant.

Grapeseed

120 kcals, mostly polyunsaturated which may reduce levels of total cholesterol.

 


Hazelnut

120 kcals and is packed with Vitamin E. Generally hard to find, so check gourmet city.

Olive

119 kcals; extreme in monounsaturated fat to reduce total cholesterol. It's Vitamin E powers may also work to strengthen immunity.

Palm

120 kcals and is best used outside the kitchen and in making soaps.

Peanut

119 kcals with high levels of monounsaturated and poly unsaturated fat. May hold serum cholesterol levels down.

Safflower

120 kcals and an extreme amount of poly unsaturated fat which  helps lower total cholesterol.

Sesame

120 kcals and is mostly unsaturated fat.

Soybean

120 kcals and is high in polyunsaturated fat with cholesterol-lowering abilities.

Sunflower

120 kcals and is high in polyunsaturated fat; may assist in lowering high cholesterol levels.

Walnut

120 kcals with beneficial polyunsaturated properties to help lower high cholesterol. Generally imported so check the specialty shops.

 

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