Sunflower oil is obtained by processing of sunflower seeds using the procedures of pressing and extraction by solvents, and subsequent refining. The final product is refined table sunflower oil which, by all standards, represents one of the highest quality oils in nutritional sense. First of all, it satisfies the energy needs of an organism. Besides, it is rich in natural antioxidant, alpha-tocopherol (vitamin _) which affects oxidant stability and extension of shelf life. Within the body, it acts protectively, through elimination of harmful metabolic products, so-called free radicals. It also contains natural colour, beta carotene, which the body turns into vitamin A. Sunflower oil contains a very important, essential fatty acid – linoleic acid, also known as Omega-6 acid. A special characteristic of sunflower oil is the most favourable ratio of tocopherol and this fatty acid, which provides maximum effects.