BNI™ 198.00sf: Coconut oil (saturated fat referent)

BNI™ 198.00sf: Coconut oil, USDA, USA, 2010.

Coconut oil is a vegetable oil extracted from mature coconuts. It is used here as a real-food saturated fat BNI referent as it represents an 'extreme' case of unbalanced food for saturated fat content, being fat with one of the highest saturated fat contents per 100g/ml. For a theoretical referent, see BNI 225.00sf, 'pure saturated fat' referent.


Nutrition information (100ml)
Actual g Actual Kcal Actual % Ideal % Ideal Kcal Ideal g
Protein 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 180.0 45.0
Carbohydrate 0.0 0.0 0.0 55.0 495.0 123.8
Sugars 0.0 0.0 0.0 < 10.0 < 90.0 < 22.5
Fat 100.0 900.0 100.0 25.0 225.0 25.0
Saturated fat 86.5 778.5 86.5 < 10.0 < 90.0 < 10.0
Fibre 0.0 - 0.0 45.0 - 13.5
Sodium 0.000 - 0.0 < 45.0 - < 0.900
Misc 0.0 - - - - -108.2
Total 100.0 900.0 100.0 100.0 900.0 100.0
kJul - 3765.6 - - 3765.6 -
Nutritional balance (100ml)
x (bad) Extremely low in protein
x (bad) Extremely low in carbohydrate
(good) Extremely low in sugars
x (bad) Extremely high in fat
x (bad) Extremely high in saturated fat
x (bad) Extremely low in fibre
(good) Extremely low in sodium
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Author

Jose D PEREZGONZALEZ (2011). Massey University, New Zealand (JDPerezgonzalezJDPerezgonzalez).


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