The cottonseed oil is produced from the cotton seed by the extrusion method.
It has been classified as a vegetable oil with a high linoleic acid content.
Compared to other liquid oils, it concentrates large amounts of saturated fatty acids.
Acidic cottonseed oil contributes to the production of biodiesel, while refined is used in a wide variety of foods.
Cotton oil is classified as vegetable oil.
It is extracted from cotton seed and is generally used for cooking.
Since no hydrogenation is required, it is lower in cholesterol than many other oils and contains little to no fat per serving.
In general, seed oils are preferred for diets requiring reduced saturated fat intakes.
These qualities make it the best choice for the preparation of healthy foods.