Extra Virgin Olive Oil offers so much more nutrient value with no downside, unlike the alternatives and can be readily substituted in most main course dishes where margarine or butter is used for frying or sauteing.
One tbsp (15ml) of olive oil has 120 calories and 14 g of total fat, including 12g of unsaturated fat.
Olive Oil contains no trans fats or cholesterol.
Salted butter has 102 calories per tbsp. and 11.5 g of total fat, of which 7g are saturated. Butter also contains 31mg of cholesterol. Excess monounsaturated fats, a low saturated-fat content and an absence of cholesterol make olive oil a better alternative than butter fot the heart.
1 ml butter = 0.96 gr 1 ml Olive Oil =0.92 gr
|BUTTER||OLIVE OIL||BUTTER||OLIVE OIL|
|1 teaspoon||¾ teaspoon||5 ml||3ml|
|2 teaspoons||1 ½ teaspoons||10ml||7.5ml|
|1 tablespoons||2 ½ teaspoons||15ml||12.5ml|
|2 tablespoons||1 ½ tablespoons||30ml||22.5ml|
|¼ cup||3 tablespoons||60ml||45ml|
|1/3 cup||¼ cup||80ml||60ml|
|½ cup||¼ cup+ 1 tablespoon||125ml||90ml|
|2/3 cup||½ cup||160ml||125ml|
|¾ cup||½ cup + 1 tablespoon||185ml||140ml|
|1 cup||¾ cup||250ml||175ml|
|2 cups||1 ½ cups||500ml||375ml|
Combined data provided by Emm. Karpadakis/2015