Calories in Coconut Oil

When it comes to the calories in coconut oil, coconut oil is considered by some people to be one of the healthy oils, but too much of a good thing will still make you gain weight.  An average of 1 tablespoon a day should be enough.  If you are getting your fats and oils from other sources you will not need this much.

To summarize:
1 tablespoon of coconut oil has 117 calories (1.25 in calorie cash™)
1 teaspoon has coconut oil has 39 calories (0.50 in calorie cash™)
1 cup of coconut oil has 1879 calories (18.75 in calorie cash™)  

For many people this (1 cups worth) is a whole days worth of calories!

Coconut oil
tbsp cup tsp
100.0g 13.6g 218g 4.5g
Water g 0 0 0 0
Energy kcal  862  117  1879  39
Protein g 0 0 0 0
Total lipid (fat) g 100 13.6 218 4.5
Carbohydrate, by difference g 0 0 0 0
Fiber, total dietary g 0 0 0 0
Sugars, total g 0 0 0 0
Minerals          
Calcium, Ca mg 0 0 0 0
Iron, Fe mg 0.04 0.01 0.09 0
Magnesium, Mg mg 0 0 0 0
Phosphorus, P mg 0 0 0 0
Potassium, K mg 0 0 0 0
Sodium, Na mg 0 0 0 0
Zinc, Zn mg 0 0 0 0
Vitamins          
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0 0 0 0
Thiamin mg 0 0 0 0
Riboflavin mg 0 0 0 0
Niacin mg 0 0 0 0
Vitamin B-6 mg 0 0 0 0
Folate, DFE mcg_DFE 0 0 0 0
Vitamin B-12 µg 0 0 0 0
Vitamin A, RAE mcg_RAE 0 0 0 0
Vitamin A, IU IU 0 0 0 0
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.09 0.01 0.2 0
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0 0 0 0
Vitamin D IU 0 0 0 0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.5 0.1 1.1 0
Lipids          
Fatty acids, total saturated g 86.5 11.764 188.57 3.892
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 5.8 0.789 12.644 0.261
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.8 0.245 3.924 0.081
Cholesterol mg 0 0 0 0
Other          
Caffeine mg 0 0 0 0

One thing you will notice about this chart is that there are little vitamins and minerals left after processing the oil. Why not eat coconut and get some oil that way. the raw coconut will have more nutrition.



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