COTTONSEED OIL HEALTH BENEFITS AND NUTRITION FACTS

Posted in COOKING OILS HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Health Benefits:

·        It contains a high amount of antioxidants which are essential for good health.

·        It is also rich in Vitamin E, which like antioxidants, is important in fighting free-radicals.

·        Cottonseed oil is low in cholesterol which makes it a great choice for those who want to lower their cholesterol levels.

·        This oil is great for deep-frying as it is known to enhance the flavour of fresh foods instead of hiding them, unlike some other oils.

·        It is considered better for baking as it is not as heavy as other oils.

·        It has high oxidation-resistance which makes it ideal to be used for salad dressings.

·        Cottonseed oil is processed specially for a vast range of applications in the manufacture of foods and is known to be a good substitute for cocoa butter in confectionery.

·        It can be used in rotation with other oils such as canola oil, groundnut oil, etc. as part of a healthy diet.

·        The light texture of this oil makes it great for cosmetic use, making it a common ingredient in creams, lotions, etc.

·        It has a light, neutral taste that is loved by people who do not like oils with strong flavours.

Nutrition Facts

Nutritional value Per 13.6g

PRINCIPLE

AMOUNT

%DV

Calories

 

120 %          

Total Fat

13.6g

20.9%

Saturated Fat

3.5g

17.6%

Cholesterol

0mg

0.0%

Sodium

0mg

0.00%

Total Carbohydrate

0.0g

0.0%

Dietary Fiber

0.00g

0.00%

Sugars

0.0g   

0.0%

Protein

0.0g

0.0%

VITAMINS

Vitamin A

0.00IU

0.0%

Vitamin B1

0.00mg

0.0%

Vitamin B2

0.00mg

0.0%

Vitamin B3

0.00mg

0.00%

Vitamin B5

0.00mg

0.0%

Vitamin B6

0.00mg

0.0%

Vitamin B12

0.00µg

0.0%

Folate

0.00µg

0.0%

Vitamin C

0.00mg

0.0%

Vitamin D

0.00IU

0.0%

Vitamin E

7.15IU

23.8%

Vitamin K

3.40µg

4.2%

MINERALS

Calcium

0.00mg

0.00%

Copper

0.00mg

0.00%

Iron

0.00mg

0.00%

Magnesium

0.00mg

0.00%

Phosphorous

0.00mg

0.00%

Potassium

0.00mg

0.00%

Selenium

0.00

0.00%

Sodium

0mg

0.00%

Zinc

0.00mg

0.0%

 



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