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Research Suggests Canola Oil May Help Reduce Belly Fat and Improve Metabolic Syndrome Faced by Nearly Half of U.S. Adults
Research findings announced at ObesityWeek 2016 suggest canola oil and high-oleic canola oil can help decrease abdominal fat, which may improve metabolic syndrome.¹
February is American Heart Month and canola oil was touted as a heart smart option in two national U.S. media placements.canola oil eating heart smart American Heart month
The canola oil versus vegetable oil campaign continues to generate media coverage this month.
The new 2016 Dietary guidelines are all the buzz – how does canola oil fit into the picture?
Bustle states the facts – olive oil is not the oil of choice for certain cooking methods because of the low smoke point.
CanolaInfo spokesperson Manuel Villacorta, R.D., shares a show-stopping holiday appetizer on the Huffington Post online: Purple Potato Causitas made with canola oil.
FoodNetwork.com taps nutrition experts for tips on lightening up holiday fare without affecting flavor.
Conflicting information about saturated fat – namely that it won’t increase your risk of heart disease – is not supported by science, explains registered dietitian Katherine Brooking in the Huffington Post.
Registered dietitian Jill Weisenberger already cooked with canola oil before her trip to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, but after a chance to speak directly with farmers and learn more about the crop at Canola Camp (a four-day educational tour sponsored by CanolaInfo), she’s become a true enthusiast.
Tasting Table advises readers on how to choose the right cooking oil for the job, explaining the advantages of smoke point and versatility.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has added a new liquid vegetable oils category to its Heart-Check Food Certification Program.
Public Radio International’s “Science Friday” show tackles the confusion around cooking oils head on, talking to Cornell University Professor of Human Nutrition Tom Brenna.
Supporting cell growth, aiding in absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and boosting energy … fat plays an essential role in our health.
Almost 5 million viewers from Spanish-language news networks across the U.S. tuned into registered dietitian and author Manuel Villacorta on May 14 to hear about healthier Latino recipes for outdoor grilling.
Men’s Fitness magazine lists nine pantry staples, including a high-heat cooking oil like canola for sautéing and frying.
A CanolaInfo recipe for Barley Salad with Spinach and Strawberries is featured on CTV with Ellen Pruden of CanolaEatWell.
Food Network star Ellie Krieger provides heart-healthy tips in The Daily Meal in honour of Heart Month this February.
University of California’s Berkeley Wellness addresses myths and truths about canola oil, clarifying both its origins and nutritional benefits.
Dr. Richard Bazinet of the University of Toronto explains in The Star that while fat is not the villain it was thought to be during the low-fat era of the ‘80s and ‘90s, saturated fat is still not as healthy as oils, those that are high in omega-3 fat.
With Heart Month wrapping up, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides tips in the Newton Daily News for getting good fats in your diet.
A Fox News article reminds us that heart disease causes one in four deaths in the U.S.
While people may associate heart health with foods like fruits and vegetables, other heart-smart foods may come as a surprise, according to Katherine Brooking on WebMD.
If you are looking to lower your blood pressure and cholesterol, a few simple changes may be all you need, according to a Burleigh County extension agent on KX News in North Dakota.
Older adults are at risk for malnutrition, according to a study mentioned in The Wall Street Journal.
The Seattle Times noted that lifestyle factors can help reduce the risk of cancer and increase survivor rates.
Registered dietitian Manuel Villacorta, author of “Whole Body Reboot,” refutes in The Morning Call the notion that it is difficult to eat healthfully on a budget.
CanolaInfo Program Manager Shaunda Durance-Tod responds to misconceptions about canola oil in The Western Producer.
For years, the Mediterranean diet has stood at the foreground.
Even with a relatively healthy diet and plenty of exercise, controlling belly fat can be a challenge, especially as we age, says Katherine Brooking, M.S., R.D., in a WebMD article.
For those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), every calorie counts, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Quebec made changes in December to its Food Products Act, removing barriers to the production and sale of vegetable oil-based dairy products, according to The Leader-Post.
It’s time to start making that long list of resolutions for the new year and the Times Online provides small, sustainable suggestions to kick off a healthy lifestyle.
The Internet creates a large forum for rumors to spread, particularly about canola oil.
In a recent installment of UHC TV, nutrition expert Kathleen Zelman answers questions about how canola oil is processed.
The holidays are upon us and that means tables will be heavy with tempting treats.
Dietitians strive to be disciplined, but even they indulge now and then.
Interest in the Mediterranean diet continues to grow because of evidence suggesting it contributes to longevity, weight loss and reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to NBC News's Today.com.
Dr. Dean Ornish discusses in Reader’s Digest the benefits of canola oil compared to olive oil, dispelling myths that canola oil is unhealthy.
On a recent episode of "Dr. Oz," the doctor discusses with celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson the Nordic diet, which consists of root vegetables, berries and whole grain breads.
Preventing heart disease is an important health concern, notes the Digital Journal.
An audience of nearly 800,000 from Spanish-language news networks across the U.S. tuned in Oct. 15 to watch registered dietitian and author Manuel Villacorta demonstrate healthier Latino cooking.
It is still unclear what causes breast cancer for millions of women each year, but a healthy lifestyle can help prevent it, according to the Bellevue Reporter.
You might watch “Top Chef” every week, but have you ever thought about the construction and grocery bill for each episode?
Those with arthritis understand the limitations it can put on daily activities. The Washington Post offers suggestions for pain relief.
In the peak of fall sport season, it is important to keep young athletes fueled with healthy food.
Fox News’s Real Milwaukee chats with a local chef about how to properly cook with oils on the stove.
Keep those healthy fats!
CanolaInfo’s new recipe collection from renown Indian chef Raghavan Iyer was featured on nearly 30 broadcast television news stations after a satellite media tour that attracted more than 5 million viewers.
In a feature article on PopSugar.com, registered dietitian Julie Upton helps readers debunk nutrition myths often debated online.
Dr. David L. Katz, the founding director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center, stands up for canola oil and plant biotechnology in U.S. News & World Report.
In response to questions from her readers, popular nutrition columnist Robin Miller dispels confusion about canola oil.
The idea of a healthy diet has shifted from consuming no fat to embracing healthy fat, observes registered dietitian Leslie Beck in her column in The Globe and Mail.
The Mediterranean diet does not avoid fat – rather it incorporates healthy fats like canola oil, points out a column in Colorado’s Grand Junction Free Press.
To help clear up confusion between canola and rapeseed, The Kitchn offers a quick primer on why the two are often misidentified as the same, but how in fact they are genetically distinct.
In her column appearing in The Arizona Republic , popular nutrition expert Robin Miller guides consumers through the sometimes overwhelming array of cooking oils available.
The recently covered study from University of Toronto’s Dr. David J.A. Jenkins on the benefits of canola oil to diabetes patients has received attention from international press in India,China and Mexico .
Coverage continues in The Globe and Mail and Chicago Tribune of a study published in the July issue of peer-reviewed journal Diabetes Care demonstrating the benefits of canola oil to diabetes patients.
Your health is a full-time job, so it is never a bad time to make changes to your diet.
For those with diabetes, a recent study brings good news.
June is Men’s Health Month and maintaining a healthy weight is a concern for many men.
As the subject of trans fats has reached the federal level, USA Today reminds consumers that these fats are bad for your health.
Listen up, dieters. “Much of the conventional weight-loss wisdom is just plain wrong,” says Fitness magazine via Yahoo! Shine.
Registered Dietitian Katherine Brooking provides tips for healthy barbecuing in The Huffington Post.
To reduce your body’s level of “bad” LDL cholesterol, a WebMD article advises changing the way you prepare your food.
Is your pantry as healthy as you?
When it comes to maintaining your health, medical drugs may not be the solution, according to a Consumer Reports article in the Washington Post.
In a guide to healthy cooking oils, EatingWell recommends using polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats over saturated fats to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Preschoolers in the U.S. consume nearly one-third of their total daily calories from solid fats and added sugars, according to the Nestlé Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) discussed in a Parents.com blog.
A variety of foods should be consumed every day to obtain important antioxidants, states a Prevention article.
A Huffington Post Healthy Living article answers questions about nutrition fads and the reality behind each one.
Each cooking oil has a time and a place, according to registered dietitian and cookbook author Ellie Krieger in an interview with “The Splendid Table.”
CanolaInfo’s newest media campaign, “What is Canola?” kicked off in the United States this week.
It is impossible to completely eliminate the risk of cancer, but making small dietary changes can help, according to an article on the University of Michigan’s health blog
Whether you are a star athlete or new to the fitness scene, what you eat is just as crucial as exercise to overall health, particularly at decreasing the risk of heart disease, according to a recent British Medical Journal study, reports U.S. News and World Report.
What’s the difference between hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated fats?
On her talk show Katie," Katie Couric features Food Network star and registered dietitian Ellie Krieger cooking a recipe with canola oil from Kriegers new dinner-in-a-hurry cookbook, Weeknight Wonders.
Swapping out butter for canola oil is one of five small steps you can take for an instantly healthier diet, suggest EatingWell editors in a syndicated column.
Help prevent diabetes with a healthy diet that includes unsaturated fats such as canola oil, advises a physician with the Cleveland Clinic.
Canola oil comes from the crushed seeds of canola plants, not rapeseeds, explains Prevention as part of a prominent feature to help set the record straight on this and other internet nutrition myths.
Fats sometimes get a bad rap but the good ones, such as those found in canola oil, are essential to a healthy diet, The Daily Meal explains.
Among the nutrients vegans should be aware of in planning a balanced diet, fish-free omega-3 fats like those found in canola oil are essential, according to an EatingWell.com column in The Buffalo News.
Healthier snack choices made with canola oil at high school sports concession stands may sell as well or better than unhealthy foods, according to a new study, reports Consumer Affairs and United Press International.
Encourage your family to love vegetables by making them tasty with a healthier fat such as canola oil, advises a registered dietitian in the Chicago Tribune.
Eating Well highlights canola oil in its primer to selecting the best oils to buy for cooking.
On his show Brunch at Bobbys, Food Networks Bobby Flay uses canola oil to prepare a smoked salmon crostini thats part of a healthy brunch menu.
Many traditional Latin foods such as tamales and empanadas are high in artery-clogging saturated fat, but it doesnt have to be that way, according to Michigan State University Extension.
Cooking oils with unsaturated fats like canola oil provide health benefits
Small lifestyle changes can prevent and treat heart disease, according to Consumer Reports.
As part of Nutrition Month, Bergen Health and Life magazine provides a list of truths and myths about food, nutrition and health.
In honour of Heart Month this February, Fox News discusses with a dietitian how to avoid trans and solid fats.
Doctors Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen applaud the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations proposed regulation of artificial trans fat since it raises bad LDL cholesterol and lowers good HDL cholesterol.
Unsure how much fat to consume?
CanolaInfo teamed up with Michele Macedonio, R.D., C.S.S.D., L.D., team dietitian for Major League Baseballs Cincinnati Reds, to promote healthy recipes made with canola oil for the everyday athlete.
Love to bake, but also watching your health?
The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently advised increasing consumption of omega-3 fats from sources like canola oil, fatty fish, chia seeds, walnuts and flax seeds.
If youre still feeling the holiday bulge, the new year is the perfect time to enact healthy resolutions.
New year, new you! The Denver Post published 25 small ways to make a positive difference in your fitness program.
Jump start the new year with CanolaInfos Fuel Up for Fitness recipe collection, a starting line-up of six flavourful, healthy dishes to help the everyday athlete prepare for exercise and repair muscles after workouts.
Repeat after the Reporter-Herald (Loveland, Colo.): Not all fats are bad!
Because heating cooking oil beyond its smoke point can change its chemical makeup, taste and nutritional value, its important to choose an oil that is suited for high-heat cooking, notes the Globe and Mail.