Refined Sunflower Oil

Sunflower oil comes from the edible seeds of the sunflower plant.

Nutritionally, sunflower oil provides the following values per tablespoon;


119 kcal


13.5 g

Saturated Fat

1.4 g

Monounsaturated Fat

6.1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

5.4 g

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

27 mg

Omega-6 Fatty Acids

5374 mg


  • Saturated Fat:8%
  • Monounsaturated Fat:3%
  • Polyunsaturated Fat:9%
  • Omega-6 to 3: 199: 1


  • There is a high OLEIC version of sunflower oil that provides better heat stability than the regular version. However, coconut oil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil are still better plant-fat options.



  • Regular sunflower oil is not heat-stable and easily oxidizes at high cooking temperatures.