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What is differ between palm oil and coconut oil?

Date:2014-11-18 16:50:26 / Cooking oil machine FAQ

Palm oil and coconut oil

Coconut oil however containsabout 87% saturated fatty acids in the form of 44.6% lauric acid (C12: 0),16.8% myristic acid (C14: 0), 8.2% palmitic acid (C16: 0), 7.5% caprylic acid(C8: 0), 6.0% capric acid (C10: 0). The unsaturated fatty acids in coconut oilare 5.8% oleic acid (C18: 1) and 1.8% linoleic acid (C18: 2).

Palm oil is composed of about44% palmitic acid (C16: 0), 40% oleic acid (C18: 1) and 10% linoleic acid (C18:2). Palm oil is thus a balanced oil as it contains roughly equal amounts ofsaturated and unsaturated fatty acids.

Though palmitic acid, thepredominant fatty acid in palm oil is a saturated fatty acid, it has been foundto be less hypercholesterolemic than shorter chain saturated fatty acids.

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