Margarine has 1606 calories per cup or 717 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat.
99.5 percent of calories in margarine are from fat.
The majority, or 99.5% of the calories in margarine are from fat. Margarine is high in total fat, with 180.8 grams or 282% of recommended daily values per cup. Margarine is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in margarine are healthier unsaturated fats but it also contains a high amount of saturated fat, about 190% of recommended daily values:
There is no significant amounts of
cholestrol in margarine.
- Total fat: 180.8 g
- Saturated fat: 34 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 87.1 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 54.4 g
Margarine is a great source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 4.57 grams for every cup. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 4.57 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of margarine contains a total of 50.6 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in margarine comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- other omega 6: 0.19 g
- linoleic acid: 49.84 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in margarine is 11.1: 1.
Some other fats or oils with similar calories to margarine by weight: