Margarine has 1606 calories per cup or 717 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat.
99.5% 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. 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.
Margarine is cholesterol free
but has 33.3536 grams of trans fat.
There is no significant amounts of
cholesterol in margarine.
- Total fat: 180.8 g
- Trans fat: 33.4 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: