Rapeseed Oil Nutrients

Find out why rapeseed oil is one of the healthiest cooking oils you can choose

Nutritional composition of rapeseed oil

Rapeseed oil contains less saturated fat than all other cooking oils and fats – 50% less than olive oil for example. It is high in unsaturated fats, particularly mono-unsaturated. Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats such as rapeseed oil in the diet contributes to the maintenance of normal cholesterol levels, which may reduce the risk of heart disease. Rapeseed oil is also a rich source of vitamin E.

Nutrients and non nutrient components

Per 100g

Fatty acid components of rapeseed oil

Saturated fat

6.6g

Monounsaturated fat (omega 9)

59.3g

Polyunsaturated fat (omega 3 & 6)

29.3g (9.6g and 19.7g respectively)

Non fatty acid components of rapeseed oil

Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)

17.5mg

Tocopherol gama

27.4mg

Tocopherol delta

0.99mg

Vitamin K

71.3ug

Plant sterols

Stigmasterol

3mg

Campesterol

241mg

Beta-sitosterol

413mg

These are typical values, but products will vary. For nutritional information specific to a product, check packaging labelling.