What is canola oil?
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Canola oil is low in saturated fat, is high in monounsaturated fat, and has a beneficial omega-3 fatty acid profile. The Canola Council of Canada states that it is completely safe and is the "healthiest" of all commonly used cooking oils.
It has well established heart health benefits and is recognized by many health professional organizations including the American Dietetic Association, and American Heart Association, among others.
Canola oil has been authorized a qualified health claim from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration based on its ability to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease due to its unsaturated fat content.
There are a number of more recent studies that raise questions about the healthfulness of of any product (such as canola oil) due to the high ratio of Omega-6 vs Omega-3 fatty acids.
Canola oil is usually found in the oils section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Canola oil is a member of the Fats and Oils US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.
|British (UK) term:||Canola oil|
|en français:||huile de canola|
|en español:||aceite de canola|
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