Recently, health and safety issues have become even more important. So healthy diet becomes an increasingly important trend.

Sunflower seeds contain from 33% to 57% oil,  and the oil from these seeds is naturally rich in polyunsaturated fats (Omega 6) and Vitamin E, which are an important part of healthy and balanced diet.

All sunflower oil:

  • Is a natural source of essential fatty acids Omega 6, which our body cannot produce on its own:
    • Essential fatty acid Оmega 6 (linoleic acid (LA) is needed for normal growth and development of children, the beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 10 g of linoleic acid (LA)
    • Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids are unsaturated fats). High cholesterol level is a risk factor for development coronary heart disease.


  • Is natural source of Vitamin E, which helps protect cells against oxidative damage

Polyunsaturated fatty acids Omega 6 and Vitamin E content of sunflower oil:

Оmega 6 (polyunsaturated fatty acids), % per 100 g fatty acids Vitamin Е, mg/kg
Sunflower oil 48,3% – 74 % 440-1520 mg/kg

 Source: Codex Standard for Named Vegetable Oils

Reference daily intake of polyunsaturated fats Оmega 6 and Vitamin Е of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal):

  • Оmegа 6 – 10 g
  • Vitamin Е – 12 mg

Thus, sunflower oil, including refined sunflower oil TM «Oleina Traditional» is an important natural source of polyunsaturated fats Omega 6 and Vitamin E and is a part of healthy and balanced diet.


Nutritional value of refined deodorized winterized sunflower oil mark «P» TM «Oleina Traditional»:

Energy value 3700 kJ/900 kcal 370 kJ/90 kcal
Fats, of which: 99,9 g 9,99 g
  -saturates 11 g 1,1 g
  -monounsaturates 29 g 2,9 g
  -polyunsaturates (Оmega 6) 60 g 6 g (60%)*
Carbohydrates, of which: 0 g 0 g
  -sugar 0 g 0 g
Proteins 0 g 0 g
Salt 0 g 0 g
Vitamin Е 60 mg 6 mg (50%)*

*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)