Olive oil is at least 85% unsaturated fats. It’s composed mostly of monounsaturated fats that include Oleic acid: (70.0%) and Palmitoleic acid: (0.3 – 3.5%) and polyunsaturated that are Linoleic acid: 15.0% and α‑Linolenic acid: 0.5%.
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