Canola Oil

Canola Oil

Which type? High in unsaturated fats. 

Canola oil is extracted from rapeseed and is considered to be one of the healthiest oils known. It is low in saturated fats and high in omega -3 fatty acids. Canola oil is widely promoted as the “healthiest salad and cooking oil available to consumers.

Health benefits:

  • Rich in Vitamin E and antioxidants to fight against free radical damage
  • Prevents cancer development
  • Good for cardiovascular organs
  • Good for diabetes condition
  • Reduces dementia

Some claim that canola oil has high levels of erucic acid, a substance that can be toxic to humans and can lead to ailments ranging from respiratory distress to blindness. If you are using canola oil refer to the food label and ask your doctor to confirm whether it is good for you.

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 23, 2016

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