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February is Heart Month. Becky Ramsing, RD, MPH and senior program officer at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health offers six tips to decrease heart disease risk on Yahoo! News.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics issued a position stating that vegetarian and vegan diets – if properly planned – meet nutritional needs for all stages of life, writes Leslie Beck, RD, in The Globe and Mail.
Research into the effect of dietary fat on body composition, supported by the Canola Council of Canada, continues to generate media interest.
Jennifer Nelson, RD, LD, explains different viewpoints about fatty acids on Mayo Clinic. She recommends that health-minded cooks, like herself, should opt for oils low in omega-6 fats and saturated fats, like canola oil.
Healthier oils are a major trend in foodservice, as reported in QSR.
Chef Ivan Flowers shares his Ahi Poke dish on The Celebrity Café, a recipe so simple it can be prepared in dorm rooms.
On Huffington Post, Katherine Brooking, MS, RD, shares four key ingredients - backed by science - to reduce belly fat.
The stigma of fat is explored from two perspectives. First, science writer Barbara Moran reviews the evolution of the low-fat mantra in The Boston Globe.
What’s on the menu this holiday season?
Experiment with Cajun spices to kick up the heat this season. Linda Gassenheimer’s Cajun Chicken dish on Miami News-Record is perfect for a chilly winter day.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner – CanolaInfo has every meal occasion covered this winter.
Scientific research showing canola oil’s benefit on the waistline is generating significant interest among consumer and health focused media. R
A new report published in Open Heart points to the good fats in canola oil as beneficial to reducing obesity.
Eating a salad without dressing means missing out on both flavour and the health benefits of good fats.
Madeline Vann, MPH, discusses the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommendation to use healthy options, like canola oil, in place of butter on Everyday Health.
Ten chefs competed at the 11th Ottawa-Gatineau Gold Medal Plates, as reported in Ottawa Magazine.
Food Insight takes the U.S. presidential election straight to the kitchen. The campaign slogan is simple – vote canola oil for healthy unsaturated fats.
Dr. David Katz, MD, Founding Director of the Yale Prevention Research Center and Founder of True Health Initiative, addresses common perceptions of cooking oils, including canola oil, in Very Well.
Baking soothes the mind and feeds the soul – put your mind at ease with simple swaps to reduce unhealthy fats from your favorite recipes.
Calgary-based Chef Liana Robberecht created an autumn-themed savoury canola recipe as an ode to her home province to serve at the Taste of Pride in Orlando, Florida.
Get your canola oil ready and let fall flavours shine.
CanolaInfo partnered with registered dietitian and spokesperson, Manuel Villacorta, for the Corazón Canola campaign for Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th - October 15th).
The Mediterranean diet is well known for including healthy foods that are common in the Mediterranean region.
Cozy up to warm flavors with Food52’s Caramelized Onion, Coconut and Egg Curry.
Not all fats are created equal, and an article in Women’s Health breaks down the must-know facts about the role of fat in a healthy diet. So what types of fat should be a daily ‘do’?
Medical Xpress talks food labels with Packaged Facts, well-known publisher of consumer data on behaviours and products.
CanolaInfo spokesperson Manuel Villacorta, RD, shares ways to spike up summer grilling with Fox News Latino, recommending canola oil for its high heat tolerance, neutral flavour and light texture.
Julie Upton, MS, RD and Katherine Brooking, MS, RD share what it takes to keep your brain in tip-top shape in articles on US News & World Report, Yahoo! and WebMD.
Ever question your rudimentary cooking expertise?
Looking for ways to feed the old adage ‘breakfast is the most important meal?’ Katherine Brooking, MS, RD shares five power breakfasts to start your day on WebMD.
WebMD reported on the recent study from researchers at Harvard and published in JAMA Internal Medicine that connects the link between high-levels of saturated fats and mortality rate.
Kelsey Nixon, host of Kelsey’s Essentials on the Cooking Channel (if video does not play, use this link), recommends canola oil for its neutral flavour when preparing seasonal summer dishes.
A recent research review published in JAMA Internal Medicine, covered by WebMD, found that by regularly eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids like canola oil may lower your risk of fatal heart disease.
MSN reviewed fats to determine the line between healthy and not-so-healthy.
Look no further than canola oil when preparing healthy summer snacks.
CanolaInfo teamed up with Manuel Villacorta, RD, in honor of Men’s Health month and summer grilling season.
Chef Spike Gjerde shared with Food52 why he uses canola oil exclusively in his Baltimore-based restaurants.
According to Bobby Flay on Today.com, canola oil’s neutral flavour coupled with a cast iron skillet are essential tools for cooking the perfect burger.
Buzzfeed catches up with health experts to talk fats – the good and the bad.
Food Business News reports that ConAgra Foods, producers of Fleischmann’s, Blue Bonnet, and Parkay, is removing partially hydrogenated oils (phos) in their spreads.
Consumers get tips from Catherine Kruppa, RD on ABC News for navigating cluttered supermarket aisles.
Celebrity chef, Katie Lee shares why she is canola crazed on Food Network’s popular series The Kitchen.
Tired of the same salad, day-after-day, when trying to get your daily dose of greens?
MSN reports on protein-centric diet fads compared to USDA dietary guidelines, and that five teaspoons of healthy oils – like canola oil – are recommended to be consumed daily.
With warm temperatures and summer entertaining around the corner, it’s time break out the patio furniture and fire up the grill!
Is coconut oil healthy or a passing fad?
Yuma Sun featured canola as the crop of the week for its distinctive versatility and health benefits.
Scientific jargon plagues nutrition labels, leaving shoppers feeling overwhelmed and confused but there is a lot of helpful information too.
WebMD reported on a widely publicized study from BMJ that reviews decades old research about saturated fat.
Gear up for a weekend of flavourful dishes featuring canola oil.
Meals can be healthy and mouthwatering, thanks in part to canola oil!
Canola wins as the supporting roll in star recipes!
The canola versus vegetable oil campaign is still a bustling conversation among diverse audiences.
Want to learn what’s true, false and new about fats?
If you’re searching for an excuse to let your inner sous chef shine, pull out your canola oil this weekend and test your culinary skills with one of with these delectable dishes:
Today is the last day to register for the Canola Council of Canada’s 49th annual convention on March 1-3 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, Calif.
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.
That’s the question CanolaInfo is asking in its new bilingual media campaign discussing the advantages of canola oil over vegetable oil.
On Jan. 7, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services issued the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020, which specifically calls for limiting calories from saturated fat.
If you’re working hard to get fit, don’t sabotage your efforts with the wrong foods, writes Men’s Fitness in an article picked up by Yahoo! Health.
The holidays may be over, but you don’t need to give up tasty treats if you make them more healthful, suggests registered dietitian Zannat Reza in The National Post.
Register for the Canola Council of Canada’s 49th annual convention March 1-3 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, Calif.
“Keep all your holiday desserts waistline-friendly by baking with canola oil,” writes registered dietitian Julie Upton in an article on holiday favorites with health benefits for PopSugar.com.
When it’s time to celebrate the eight-day miracle of Hanukkah, even the White House reaches for canola oil, according to The New York Times.
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.
On Nov. 12, CanolaInfo launched a bilingual holiday recipe campaign featuring six healthy side dishes inspired by the Latin kitchen.
Harvard Medical School’s health blog touts the advantages of the Nordic diet, which focuses on seasonal, plant-based foods eaten in the region and favors canola oil as a source of healthy fat.
There is increasing evidence that monounsaturated fat, such as found in canola oil, may be helpful for weight loss, says Dr. Peter Jones, director of the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals at the University of Manitoba.
Canola oil is low in saturated fat, making it a staple in dietitians' cupboards, writes registered dietitian Julie Upton in U.S. News & World Report.
In response to a study about heating cooking oils, Shape magazine offers a guide to healthy oils and recommends canola.
CanolaInfo’s Cream of Roasted Carrot Soup is featured in a two-page advertorial in the Nov/Dec issue of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’s Food & Nutrition Magazine.
The Canola Council of Canada’s 49th annual convention, “Catch the Wave to California,” is March 1-3, 2016 at Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, Calif.
Butter is still the bad guy, but be careful what you eat instead, reports MSN.com.
“If you have canola oil in your cupboard, you’ve got a powerful disease fighter in your kitchen!” writes registered dietitian Katherine Brooking on WebMD.
Be choosy when it comes to snack bars, writes dietitian and book author Tanya Zuckerbrot on FoxNews.com.
In an article about Mindy Segal’s new cookbook, “Cookie Love,” the Arizona Daily Sun features a recipe from the award-winning pastry chef for brownie crinkle cookies made with canola oil.
In an article about healthier Southern favorites, Food and Nutrition magazine includes a recipe for buttermilk biscuits from registered dietitian Sarah-Jane Bedwell, a Nashville native and CanolaInfo spokesperson.
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.
Good question, writes registered dietitian and nutrition author Keri Gans in a column for U.S. News & World Report that also appeared on MSN.com.
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.
Seven-time Olympic medalist Shannon Miller shares CanolaInfo’s recipe for Cherry-Almond Protein Energy Balls from its new “Movable Feast” collection created by sports dietitian Mitzi Dulan.
Supporting cell growth, aiding in absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and boosting energy … fat plays an essential role in our health.
The need for healthy fat – namely monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and omega-3 fats is– also a topic in the Austin Daily Herald.
Newly minted Food Network host and cookbook author Valerie Bertinelli cooks up her recipe for Chicken Cutlets with Spicy Arugula in canola oil on NBC’s “Today” show.
On July 14, CanolaInfo launched its “Movable Feast” campaign, featuring six healthy snack recipes to pack for active summer days.
Marinades are key to great grilling because they boost flavour and tenderize foods, says registered dietitian Katherine Brooking in a U.S. News and World Report article on MSN.com.
Canola oil’s neutral taste is also a great fit for Latin cooking, says registered dietitian and CanolaInfo spokesperson Manuel Villacorta.
A cardiologist at About.com highlights five sources of heart-healthy and delicious fats, noting canola oil is “top of the list” for oils with monounsaturated fats and for its high smoke point.
Registered dietitian Leah McGrath of Ingles Markets, noted in the Citizen-Times that canola oil has the least amount of saturated fat of any culinary oil and one of the highest heat tolerances.
Cargill Specialty Seeds and Oils, which is both a canola seed company and producer of high-oleic canola oil, announced it will launch a program to make the entire supply chain transparent to consumers.
Don’t let the typical foods at backyard barbecues leave you feeling heavy in the hot sun.
Epicurious.com sings the praises of canola oil – and specifically spells out when and why it’s a better option than olive oil.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that artificial trans fat – found in partially hydrogenated vegetable oils to extend shelf life in some food products and chain restaurant menu items – must be removed from all products over the next three years, according to NBCNews.com.