Basic Olive Oil Ingredients


Basic Olive oil ingredients and Nutritional information

Serving Size 1 Tbsp (15mL)

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories 120
  • Fat Calories 120
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 14g 21%
  • Saturated Fat 2g 9%
  • Trans Fat 0g 0%
  • **Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • **Monounsaturated Fat 10g
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 0mg 0%
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
  • Protein 0g
  • Not a significant source of dietary fiber, sugar, vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and iron.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

FDA qualified health claim (November 2004) limited and not conclusive scientific evidence suggests that eating about 2 tablespoons (23 grams)of olive oil daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease due to the monounsaturated fat in olive oil.To achieve this possible benefit,olive oil is to replace a similar amount of saturated fat and not increase the total number of calories consumed daily.

Olive oil Properties:

  • Food energy per 100g 3,700 kJ (880 kcal)
  • Melting point −6 °C (21 °F)
  • Boiling point 300 °C (572 °F)
  • Smoke point 190 °C (374 °F) (virgin)
  • 210 °C (410 °F) (refined)
  • Specific gravity at 20 °C 0.9150–0.9180 (@ 15.5 °C)
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