Olive oil has 119 calories per tablespoon or 881 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat.
100 percent of calories in olive oil are from fat.
The majority, or 100% of the calories in olive oil are from fat. Olive oil is high in total fat, with 13.5 grams or 21% of recommended daily values per tablespoon. Olive Oil is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in olive oil are healthier unsaturated fats:
There is no significant amounts of
cholestrol in olive oil.
- Total fat: 13.5 g
- Saturated fat: 1.9 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 9.8 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4 g
A good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every tablespoon of olive oil contains a total of 1.4 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in olive oil comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- other omega 6: 0.06 g
- linoleic acid: 1.32 g
Some other fats or oils with similar calories to olive oil by weight: