Flaxseed oil has 120 calories per tablespoon or 882 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat.
100 percent of calories in flaxseed oil are from fat.
The majority, or 100% of the calories in flaxseed oil are from fat. Flaxseed oil is high in total fat, with 13.6 grams or 21% of recommended daily values per tablespoon. Flaxseed Oil is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in flaxseed oil are healthier unsaturated fats:
There is no significant amounts of
cholestrol in flaxseed oil.
- Total fat: 13.6 g
- Saturated fat: 1.2 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2.5 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 9.2 g
Flaxseed oil is a great source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 7.26 grams for every tablespoon. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 7.26 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every tablespoon of flaxseed oil contains a total of 2 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in flaxseed oil comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- other omega 6: 0.02 g
- linoleic acid: 1.95 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in flaxseed oil is 0.3: 1.
Some other fats or oils with similar calories to flaxseed oil by weight: