It is extremely good for heart because it contains fatty acids including linoleic acid, which is an omega-6 fatty acid. It is good for preventing arthritis and joint pain. It is also very effective for preventing colon cancer as well as asthma. The oil has Vitamin E, which is good for the patients of asthma. It contains vitamin A also. Thus, it is useful for preventing all types of cancer too. Infants who have the premature birth and low weight can have the danger of getting infection all the time. Sunflower oil can enhance their immunity power and reduce the chance of getting infected easily.