Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratios of Nut and Seed Oils

Nut and seed oils with a high omega-6/omega-3 ratio are inflammatory. If you are suffering from pain and inflammation, you may want to consider cutting back on your intake of refined vegetable oils, refined flour, sugar, and high fructose corn syrup. See Managing Inflammation on the Food and Health tab.

Ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 (Ideal is 3:1 to 1:1)
Flaxseed 1/4:1
Butter, Grass-fed animals 1:1
Walnut 5:1
Soybean 7:1
Butter, commercial 9:1
Olive 11:1
Sunflower 19:1
Palm 46:1
Corn 72:1
Safflower 186:1
Cottonseed 234:1