The nutritive value and quality index of sunflower oil

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The nutritive value of sunflower oil
There is sterol, phospholipid,carotene, vitamin, linoleic acid etc elements which is good to human body in sunflower oil. 90% of sunflower oil is unsaturated fatty acid, 70% linoleic acid; they are good to cure cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, such as coronary heart disease, cerebral apoplexy, cerebral thrombosis, arteriosclerosis, and hypertension. Prevent xerosis cutis and scale hypertrophie. Lower cholesterol content in serum, triglyceride content, and blood pressure. The Vitamin E content is highest in main vegetable oil, almost 100-120mg per 100g sunflower oil, it is helpful to delay cell senescence, keep your spirit young. Have sunflower oil frequently, can help people prolong life and have a strong body. The abundant vitamin B3 in sunflower oil is helpful to cure neurasthenia and depression. The protein, K, P, Fe, Mg etc inorganic substance in it is good to cure diabetes and iron-deficiency anemia, has significance of promoting development of teenagers’ bones and tooth.  
The pohytol, phospholipid, and abundant carotin in sunflower oil is easy to absorb for human body, its digestibility is as high as 98%.


The nutrient content in 100g sunflower oil

Element

Content

Element

Content

Element

Content

Edible part

100

moistureg

0.1

EnergyKcal

949

EnergyKJ

3761

Vitamin E (mg)

100-120

Fat(g)

99.9

Ca(mg)

2

P (mg)

4

K (mg)

1

Na (mg)

2.8

Mg (mg)

4

Fe (mg)

1

Zn (mg)

0.11

Mn (mg)

0.02

In fact, sunflower oil and olive oil possess same healthy value.

Organic Sunflower Oil and Olive Oil Component Contrast Chart

100g

Sunflower Oil

Olive Oil

Heat/KJ

3700

3700

Protein/g

0

0

Fat/g

100

100

Saturated fatty acid /g

13

15

Monounsaturated fatty acid /g

21

75

Polyunsaturated fatty acids /g

66

10

Cholesterol /mg

0

0

Carbohydrate /g

0

0

Na/mg

0

0

Vitamin E/mg

20-70

20

dentification: observe the color of oil, color of real pure sunflower oil is golden, color of adulterate sunflower oil is dim, smells disgusting.
Notice:

       1. Avoid high temperature when cooking.
        2. Patients with hepatopathy can’t have too much sunflower oil.
        3. Need attenuation with other base oil, such as sweet almond oil when cooking because of it is absorbed slowly.

Sunflower oil

Crude Sunflower Oil Quality Index

Items

Quality Index

Smell and taste

Possess inherent smell and taste of sunflower oil, no objectionable odor

Moisture and volatile matter%

0.20

Insoluble impurity%

0.20

Acid valuemgKOH/g

4.0

Peroxide valuemmol/kg

7.5

Solvent residual amountmg/kg

100

NoticeThe index of boldface is compulsive.

Pressing Finished Corn Germ Oil and Solvent Extraction Corn Germ Oil Quality Index

Items

Quality Index

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Color

Lovibond cells 25.4mm

——

——

Yellow 35  Red 3.0

Yellow 35  Red 5.0

Lovibond cells 133.4mm

Yellow 15  Red 1.5

Yellow 25  Red 2.5

——

——

Smell and taste

Odor free, good taste

Smell and taste are both good

Possess inherent smell and taste of sunflower oil, no objectionable odor

Possess inherent smell and taste of sunflower oil, no objectionable odor

Transparency

Clear, transparent

Clear, transparent

——

——

Moisture and volatile matter%

0.05

0.05

0.10

0.20

Insoluble impurity%

0.05

0.05

0.05

0.05

Acid valuemgKOH/g

0.20

0.30

1.0

3.0

Peroxide valuemmol/kg

5.0

5.0

7.5

7.5

Transparency

——

——

No precipitate, Lovibond cells: Yellow value is constant, the red value increases less than 0.4

A little precipitate, Lovibond cells: Yellow value is constant, the red value increases less than 4.0, the blue value increases less than 0.5

Moisture and volatile matter%

——

——

0.03

——

Insoluble impurity%

215

205

——

——

Acid valuemgKOH/g

Clear, transparent

——

——

——

Peroxide valuemmol/kg

Solvent extraction oil

Can’t be detected

Can’t be detected

≤50

≤50

Pressing oil

Can’t be detected

Can’t be detected

Can’t be detected

Can’t be detected

Notice 1Draw with “——”needn’t be detected. When the solvent residual amount of pressing oil, first grade oil and second grade oil is less than 10mg/kg, regard it as didn’t be detected.

Notice 2The index of boldface is compulsive.

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