Welcome to the nutritional polyunsaturated fat content in 7 different types of flaxseed, ranging from 67.849 g to 2.5 g per 100g. The basic type of flaxseed is Seeds, flaxseed, where the amount of polyunsaturated fat in 100g is 28.73 g.

For a typical serving size of 1 cup, whole (or 168 g) the amount of Polyunsaturated Fat is 48.27 g.

Top five flaxseed products high in polyunsaturated fat

Below is a summary list for the top five flaxseed items ranked by the amount or level of polyunsaturated fat in 100g.

1. Oil, flaxseed, cold pressed : 67.849g
2. Oil, flaxseed, contains added sliced flaxseed : 64.876g
3. Seeds, flaxseed : 28.73g
4. Margarine-like spread, SMART BALANCE Regular Buttery Spread with flax oil : 17.822g
5. KASHI, TLC, Oatmeal Raisin Flax Cookies : 6.4g

Following on from the five top flaxseed items or products containing polyunsaturated fat we have a more comprehensive break down of Seeds, flaxseed, and the highest item containing polyunsaturated fat which is Oil, flaxseed, cold pressed. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 7 types of flaxseed.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 7 different types of flaxseed based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the polyunsaturated fat content in flaxseed.

Seeds, flaxseed - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Seeds, flaxseed should be considered along with the polyunsaturated fat content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Nut and Seed Products.Other important and polyunsaturated fat related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 534 kcal (27% RDA), the amount of Protein is 18.29 g (33% RDA), the amount of Fat is 42.16 g (65% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 28.88 g (22% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the polyunsaturated fat levels in flaxseed.

polyunsaturated fat and nutrition facts in flaxseed per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Seeds, flaxseed has a nutritional value score of 16 out of 100.

Amount of polyunsaturated fat per 100 Calories

100 calories of seeds, flaxseed is a serving size of 0.19 g, and the amount of Polyunsaturated Fat is 5.38 g. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 3.43 g (6.18% RDA), Fat 7.9 g (12.17% RDA), Carbohydrate 5.41 g (4.12% RDA). This is shown in the polyunsaturated fat RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. polyunsaturated fat and nutrition facts in flaxseed per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup, whole (or 168 g)

For the food Seeds, flaxseed the typical serving size is 1 cup, whole (or 168 g) which contains 48.27 g of Polyunsaturated Fat. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 897.12 kcal, the Protein content is 30.73 g, the Fat content is 70.83 g and the Carbohydrate content is 48.52 g. The percentages are shown below in the polyunsaturated fat chart, for the typical serving of polyunsaturated fat and the related and important nutritional values.polyunsaturated fat and nutritional content in flaxseed

Macronutrients in Seeds, flaxseed


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 cup, whole or 168 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 106.6 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 592.8 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 197.5 (kcal).polyunsaturated fat, calories and nutritional content in flaxseed

Grams of polyunsaturated fat in flaxseed (per 100g)

This list of 7 types of flaxseed, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Oil, flaxseed, cold pressed through to Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS TOTAL Plus Omega-3, Honey Almond Flax where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional polyunsaturated fat content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much polyunsaturated fat in flaxseed.

The list below gives the total polyunsaturated fat content in the 7 items from the general description 'flaxseed' each of which show the polyunsaturated fat amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 7 food items shown in the polyunsaturated fat chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

flaxseed polyunsaturated fat per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for flaxseed based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of polyunsaturated fat per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. flaxseed polyunsaturated fat per 100g

The corresponding Calories for flaxseed ranked by the amount of polyunsaturated fat per 100g is shown below in the flaxseed calories chart. flaxseed polyunsaturated fat per 100g

Average Content for flaxseed

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of polyunsaturated fat contained in 100g of flaxseed, based on the list below of 7 different items under the general description of flaxseed, is 27.38 g of polyunsaturated fat. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 578.14 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 7.50 g, the average amount of Fat is 47.98 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Polyunsaturated Fat is found in Margarine-like spread, SMART BALANCE Regular Buttery Spread with flax oil which in 100g contains 17.822 g of Polyunsaturated Fat. For this serving the amount of Calories is 583 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.14 g, the amount of Fat is 64.63 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.14 g.

Highest polyunsaturated fat Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 7 different flaxseed nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of polyunsaturated fat is found in Oil, flaxseed, cold pressed which contains 67.849 g of polyunsaturated fat per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 884 kcal, the Protein content is 0.11 g, the Fat content is 99.98 g, the Carbohydrate content is 0 g. chart to show highest polyunsaturated fat in flaxseed per 100g

The lowest amount of polyunsaturated fat in 100g is in Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS TOTAL Plus Omega-3, Honey Almond Flax which contains 2.5 g. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 373 kcal, the amount of Protein is 9.3 g, the amount of Fat is 6.6 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 74.4 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a polyunsaturated fat range of 65.349 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 511 kcal for Calories, 9.19 g for Protein, 93.38 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of polyunsaturated fat per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high polyunsaturated fat foods in your diet. For example 100g of Seeds, flaxseed contains 28.73 g of polyunsaturated fat. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the polyunsaturated fat nutritional content.

The food with the highest polyunsaturated fat content per typical serving is Seeds, flaxseed which contains 48.27 g in 1 cup, whole (or 168 g). For this serving the Calories content is 897.12 kcal, the Protein content is 30.73 g, the Fat content is 70.83 g and the Carbohydrate content is 48.52 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing polyunsaturated fat which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods rich in polyunsaturated fat.


Flaxseed List, polyunsaturated fat Content per 100g

1. Oil, flaxseed, cold pressed - Polyunsaturated Fat
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Polyunsaturated Fat
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  67.849 g884 kcal (44%)0 g (0%)99.98 g (154%)0.11 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tbsp (or 13.6g):
   9.23 g 120.22 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 13.6 g (21%) 0.01 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 218g):
  147.91 g 1927.12 kcal (96%) 0 g (0%) 217.96 g (335%) 0.24 g (0%)
2. Oil, flaxseed, contains added sliced flaxseed - Polyunsaturated Fat
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Polyunsaturated Fat Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  64.876 g878 kcal (44%)0.39 g (0%)99.01 g (152%)0.37 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tablespoon (or 13.7g):
   8.89 g 120.29 kcal (6%) 0.05 g (0%) 13.56 g (21%) 0.05 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup (or 219g):
  142.08 g 1922.82 kcal (96%) 0.85 g (1%) 216.83 g (334%) 0.81 g (1%)
3. Seeds, flaxseed - Polyunsaturated Fat
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Nut and Seed Products
  Polyunsaturated Fat Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  28.73 g534 kcal (27%)28.88 g (22%)42.16 g (65%)18.29 g (33%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and whole (or 168g):
   48.27 g 897.12 kcal (45%) 48.52 g (37%) 70.83 g (109%) 30.73 g (55%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp and whole (or 10.3g):
  2.96 g 55 kcal (3%) 2.97 g (2%) 4.34 g (7%) 1.88 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tbsp and ground (or 7g):
  2.01 g 37.38 kcal (2%) 2.02 g (2%) 2.95 g (5%) 1.28 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tsp and whole (or 3.4g):
  0.98 g 18.16 kcal (1%) 0.98 g (1%) 1.43 g (2%) 0.62 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 tsp and ground (or 2.5g):
  0.72 g 13.35 kcal (1%) 0.72 g (1%) 1.05 g (2%) 0.46 g (1%)
4. Margarine-like spread, SMART BALANCE Regular Buttery Spread with flax oil - Polyunsaturated Fat
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Fats and Oils
  Polyunsaturated Fat Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  17.822 g583 kcal (29%)0.14 g (0%)64.63 g (99%)0.14 g (0%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 tablespoon (or 14g):
   2.5 g 81.62 kcal (4%) 0.02 g (0%) 9.05 g (14%) 0.02 g (0%)
5. KASHI, TLC, Oatmeal Raisin Flax Cookies - Polyunsaturated Fat
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Baked Products
  Polyunsaturated Fat Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  6.4 g414 kcal (21%)67 g (52%)15.2 g (23%)7.7 g (14%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cookie (or 30g):
   1.92 g 124.2 kcal (6%) 20.1 g (15%) 4.56 g (7%) 2.31 g (4%)
6. Cereals ready-to-eat, KASHI GO LEAN CRUNCH!, Honey Almond Flax - Polyunsaturated Fat
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Breakfast Cereals
  Polyunsaturated Fat Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  3.5 g381 kcal (19%)67 g (52%)8.3 g (13%)16.6 g (30%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (1 NLEA serving) (or 53g):
   1.86 g 201.93 kcal (10%) 35.51 g (27%) 4.4 g (7%) 8.8 g (16%)






polyunsaturated fat and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods

Vegetables

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