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Avocado oil vs Coconut oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Avocado oil and Coconut oil different?

  • Avocado oil is higher than Coconut oil in Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Coconut oil covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 355% more than Avocado oil.
  • Avocado oil contains 11 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Coconut oil. Avocado oil contains 70.554g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Coconut oil contains 6.332g.
  • Avocado oil is lower in Saturated Fat.

Oil, avocado and Oil, coconut types were used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
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Mineral Summary Score
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Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
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Carbohydrates
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Fats
462%
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457%
Coconut oil

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Avocado oil Coconut oil
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Avocado oil Coconut oil
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Coconut oil
Coconut oil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Avocado oil
Avocado oil is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado oil
Avocado oil is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Avocado oil
Avocado oil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 70.915g)
Which food is cheaper?
Avocado oil
Avocado oil is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado oil Coconut oil Opinion
Calories 884 892 Coconut oil
Protein 0 0
Fats 100 99.06 Avocado oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 0 Avocado oil
Vitamin D 0 Coconut oil
Iron 0 0.05 Coconut oil
Calcium 0 1 Coconut oil
Potassium 0 0
Magnesium 0 0
Sugar 0 Avocado oil
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0
Zinc 0 0.02 Coconut oil
Starch
Phosphorus 0 0
Sodium 0 0
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.11 Coconut oil
Vitamin D 0 Coconut oil
Vitamin B1 0 0
Vitamin B2 0 0
Vitamin B3 0 0
Vitamin B5 0 0
Vitamin B6 0 0
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.6 Coconut oil
Folate 0 0
Trans Fat 0.028 Avocado oil
Saturated Fat 11.56 82.475 Avocado oil
Monounsaturated Fat 70.554 6.332 Avocado oil
Polyunsaturated fat 13.486 1.702 Avocado oil
Tryptophan 0 Coconut oil
Threonine 0 Coconut oil
Isoleucine 0 Coconut oil
Leucine 0 Coconut oil
Lysine 0 Coconut oil
Methionine 0 Coconut oil
Phenylalanine 0 Coconut oil
Valine 0 Coconut oil
Histidine 0 Coconut oil
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Avocado oil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173573/nutrients
  2. Coconut oil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171412/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.