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SOURCE: Canola Council of Canada
A new two minute video at CanolaInfo.org tells the story of one of the world’s healthiest cooking oils.
Winnipeg, MB (PRWEB) June 20, 2012
Canola oil is quickly gaining popularity as one of the world’s healthiest cooking oils. A new video, recently produced by CanolaInfo, answers the question “what is canola oil” as it walks through the story of canola oil and its many benefits.
Canola oil comes from the seeds of the canola plant, grown primarily in Western Canada. It is now the third most consumed vegetable oil in the world. The primary reason being its health
Canola oil is also heart healthy. It has the least saturated fat of all cooking oils - less than half that of olive or soybean oil. And it’s free of trans-fat or cholesterol, while being high in omega-3 and vitamin E.
In addition to the health benefits, canola oil has many uses in the kitchen. From salad dressings to sautéing, canola oil’s neutral taste and light texture make it a great match for just about anything. Furthermore, its high heat tolerance means you can use canola oil for baking, stir- frying, deep-frying, grilling and more.
In 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a qualified health claim for canola oil’s ability to reduce the risk of heart disease. In a world where cardiovascular disease and diabetes are a growing problem, a small change like using a healthier cooking oil can make a significant difference.
CanolaInfo.org is the number one information source about canola oil for consumers, health professionals, chefs, media and educators – everyone who wants to know more about one of the world’s healthiest cooking oils. To learn more about the healthy cooking oil and to check out the new CanolaInfo.org video visit http://www.canolainfo.org/canola/index.php.
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