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Story Posted: Feb 27, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Love Your Heart

Food Network star Ellie Krieger provides heart-healthy tips in The Daily Meal in honour of Heart Month this February.

Story Posted: Feb 27, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Truth Behind Canola Oil

University of California’s Berkeley Wellness addresses myths and truths about canola oil, clarifying both its origins and nutritional benefits.

Story Posted: Feb 27, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Stick with the Healthy Option

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.

Story Posted: Feb 27, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Keep up Good Fats

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.

Story Posted: Feb 27, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Prevent Heart Disease

A Fox News article reminds us that heart disease causes one in four deaths in the U.S.

Story Posted: Feb 27, 2015 | Category: Recipes

Eat Like a Viking

The Nordic Diet continues to grow in popularity, reports Yahoo! Health.

Story Posted: Feb 27, 2015 | Category: Recipes

Bahn Mi for You

Banh mi is a Vietnamese short rib sandwich served on a French baguette.

Story Posted: Feb 27, 2015 | Category: General Canola info

Canola Ink Going Monthly

Beginning with the next issue, Canola Ink will be distributed monthly, rather than biweekly.

Story Posted: Feb 13, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Surprising Heart-Healthy Foods

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.

Story Posted: Feb 13, 2015 | Category: Recipes

Ingredients for Quick, Healthy Meals

We are on the move more than ever, making labor-intensive meals rare, according to a Time.com article.

Story Posted: Feb 13, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Consume Healthy Fats

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.

Story Posted: Feb 13, 2015 | Category: Recipes

Show Your Heart Some Love

A health educator at Vanderbilt University shares a list of steps with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Reporter for maintaining a healthier heart just in time for February’s Heart Month.

Story Posted: Feb 13, 2015 | Category: Recipes

Sweeten Up for Valentine's

Are you looking for Valentine sweets made with love?

Story Posted: Feb 13, 2015 | Category: Events

CCC Convention Approaching

Register for the CCC Convention in Banff, Alberta, March 3-5, 2015.

Story Posted: Jan 30, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Malnutrition Risk for Older People

Older adults are at risk for malnutrition, according to a study mentioned in The Wall Street Journal.

Story Posted: Jan 30, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Reduce Cancer Risk

The Seattle Times noted that lifestyle factors can help reduce the risk of cancer and increase survivor rates.

Story Posted: Jan 30, 2015 | Category: Recipes

Bake Cake and Eat it Too

Sarah-Jane Bedwell, a registered dietitian and blogger for Self.com, shared a recipe for chocolate cherry cake.

Story Posted: Jan 30, 2015 | Category: Recipes

Super Bowl Snacks

Regardless of who you are rooting for this Sunday, everyone can agree that snacks are important to any Super Bowl party.

Story Posted: Jan 30, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Eating Healthy on a Diet

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.

Story Posted: Jan 30, 2015 | Category: Events

CCC Convention in March

Register for the CCC Convention in Banff, Alberta, March 3-5, 2015.

Story Posted: Jan 30, 2015 | Category: Media Releases

Stock Up on Top 10 Pantry Essentials

CanolaInfo’s “Pantry Perfect” campaign, featuring a list of essential ingredients to keep on hand for healthy cooking, drew major media attention this January.

Story Posted: Jan 16, 2015 | Category: Recipes

Sing Along with '12 Days of Delicious'

In December, CanolaInfo promoted holiday desserts made with canola oil with a “12 Days of Delicious” media campaign themed after the popular song, “The 12 Days of Christmas.”

Story Posted: Jan 16, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Media Releases

Clarifying Internet Rumors

CanolaInfo Program Manager Shaunda Durance-Tod responds to misconceptions about canola oil in The Western Producer.

Story Posted: Jan 16, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Vikings Make Waves

For years, the Mediterranean diet has stood at the foreground.

Story Posted: Jan 16, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Battle Belly Fat

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.

Story Posted: Jan 16, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Maximize Your Calories with COPD

For those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), every calorie counts, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Story Posted: Jan 16, 2015 | Category: Chefs & Restaurants

Eat Healthy on the Cheap

Eating a healthy, balanced diet can be hard when you are on a budget.

Story Posted: Jan 16, 2015 | Category: Events

Register for the CCC Convention

Register for the CCC Convention in Banff, Alberta, March 3-5, 2015.

Story Posted: Dec 19, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Provincial Restrictions Lifted

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.

Story Posted: Dec 19, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Spice it Up with a New Recipe

Registered dietitian Manuel Villacorta encourages trying a new recipe this holiday season on his “Eating Free” blog, such as churros with spiked chili cocoa sugar from CanolaInfo.

Story Posted: Dec 19, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Get a Head Start

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.

Story Posted: Dec 19, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Eliminate the Mystery

Chef George Geary appeared on The CW’s “San Diego Living” this week to show off a collection of delicious peppermint recipes, including a peppermint mocha martini and a chocolate peppermint cake.

Story Posted: Dec 19, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Make the Oil Last

Are you looking to step up your latkes game this year for Hanukkah?

Story Posted: Dec 19, 2014 | Category: Events, General Canola info

Register for CCC Convention

Register for the CCC Convention that takes place in Banff, Alberta, March 3-5, 2015.

Story Posted: Dec 05, 2014 | Category: Recipes

The 12 Days of Delicious

CanolaInfo’s holiday recipe campaign is now underway!

Story Posted: Dec 05, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Busting Web Myths

The Internet creates a large forum for rumors to spread, particularly about canola oil.

Story Posted: Dec 05, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Cut Saturated Fat During the Holidays

Thanksgiving may have passed, but December is filled with tempting treats from Christmas parties to New Year’s celebrations.

Story Posted: Dec 05, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Canola Oil is Safe and Healthy

In a recent installment of UHC TV, nutrition expert Kathleen Zelman answers questions about how canola oil is processed.

Story Posted: Dec 05, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Bake Up Some Comfort Food

Mairlyn Smith, professional home economist and guest expert on Canada’s popular “CityLine” and “Breakfast TV” shows, shares with The Province how she accomplished a few goals on her bucket list.

Story Posted: Dec 05, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Recipes Fit to Cook

MyFitnessPal and Cooking Light have teamed together to produce a book of low-calorie recipes.

Story Posted: Nov 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Indulge Responsibly

The holidays are upon us and that means tables will be heavy with tempting treats.

Story Posted: Nov 21, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Swap Out Butter

Baking season means stockpiling the pantry with flour, sugar and vanilla extract. Do you really need to buy butter in bulk though?

Story Posted: Nov 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Strategize like a Dietitian

Dietitians strive to be disciplined, but even they indulge now and then.

Story Posted: Nov 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Toss Out the Salt Shaker

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.

Story Posted: Nov 21, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Lighten Up the Holidays

Katherine Brooking and Julie Upton, both registered dietitians, share with Newswatch viewers how to make holiday recipes healthier by using canola oil.

Story Posted: Nov 21, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Need Holiday Sidekicks?

Turkey is great, but your plate needs some color, too.

Story Posted: Nov 07, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Celebrate Pumpkin Season

There’s no need for any pumpkin to turn into a carriage at midnight, especially if it helps create delicious desserts like this Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Drizzle.

Story Posted: Nov 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Clarify Rumors

Dr. Dean Ornish discusses in Reader’s Digest the benefits of canola oil compared to olive oil, dispelling myths that canola oil is unhealthy.

Story Posted: Nov 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Nosh with Dr. Oz

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.

Story Posted: Nov 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Protect Your Heart

Preventing heart disease is an important health concern, notes the Digital Journal.

Story Posted: Nov 07, 2014 | Category: Events

Register for CCC Convention

Registration is now open for the CCC Convention in Banff, Alberta, March 3-5, 2015.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Keep it Tasty and Healthy with Simple Swaps

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.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Beat Breast Cancer

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.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Events, Health & Nutrition

Stock Up TV-Style

You might watch “Top Chef” every week, but have you ever thought about the construction and grocery bill for each episode?

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Relieve the Pain

Those with arthritis understand the limitations it can put on daily activities. The Washington Post offers suggestions for pain relief.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Media Releases, Recipes

Healthy Stamp of Approval

Chef Joyce Chen, a pioneer in Chinese cooking in the U.S., is one of five celebrity chefs to be honored by the U.S. Postal Service with her own postage stamp.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Media Releases

Stay Strong for School Sports

In the peak of fall sport season, it is important to keep young athletes fueled with healthy food.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Media Releases, Recipes

Chow Down with Carla Hall

Co-host of “The Chew” and “Top Chef” alum Carla Hall is aiming to open a Nashville-style chicken restaurant in New York with the help of crowd-funding source Kickstarter, according to Fox News.

Story Posted: Oct 10, 2014 | Category: General Canola info

Spa ... ah Healthy Lifestyle

Owner of celebrated spa Canyon Ranch Mel Zuckerman was 50 years old and overweight when he decided to take control of his health, he says in Parade magazine.

Story Posted: Oct 10, 2014 | Category: Recipes

One Fish, Two Fish ...

Chef Ed McFarland knows his way around a grill, especially when it comes to fish. He emphasizes to Forbes.com that a hot grill top is key to properly cooking fish.

Story Posted: Oct 10, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Crash Course on Oil

Fox News’s Real Milwaukee chats with a local chef about how to properly cook with oils on the stove.

Story Posted: Oct 10, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Say 'I Do' to Kale

National Kale Day has come and gone, but there is still plenty of time to learn how to prepare those leafy greens from the farmer’s market.

Story Posted: Oct 10, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Canola Granola

When Oprah makes a suggestion, ears perk up. While it does not involve a free car, this recipe for Classic Granola is the perfect snack for those on-the-go.

Story Posted: Oct 10, 2014 | Category: Events

Register for the Annual Convention

The Canola Council of Canada’s annual convention is March 3-5, 2015 in Banff, Alberta, at The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.

Story Posted: Sep 26, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Enjoy Healthy Fats

Keep those healthy fats!

Story Posted: Sep 26, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Media Releases

Journey Down the Spice Route

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.

Story Posted: Sep 26, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Bust Those Myths

In a feature article on PopSugar.com, registered dietitian Julie Upton helps readers debunk nutrition myths often debated online.

Story Posted: Sep 26, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Bake Pies with Canola Oil

The fall issue of Canada's Eat In Eat Out magazine features delicious pastries made with canola oil-based pie crusts.

Story Posted: Sep 26, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Defend Canola Oil

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.

Story Posted: Aug 29, 2014 | Category: General Canola info, Health & Nutrition, Media Releases

Clear Up Confusion About Canola Oil

In response to questions from her readers, popular nutrition columnist Robin Miller dispels confusion about canola oil.

Story Posted: Aug 29, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Share Summer Produce

The Manitoba Co-Operator shared a zesty recipe for Wilted Rainbow Chard with Seared Eggplant and Parsley Vinaigrette from the CanolaInfo collection.

Story Posted: Aug 29, 2014 | Category: Food Industry, General Canola info

Genomic Future of Canola

Researchers from around the globe together mapped the genome of the canola plant, reports Scientific American.

Story Posted: Aug 29, 2014 | Category: Food Industry, Recipes

Street Cart Cooking

CBC Radio’s “D is for Dinner” program features summer festival fare at its finest with a recipe for pork-filled bao (Chinese steamed buns) from food truck chef Tarkek Hassen.

Story Posted: Aug 15, 2014 | Category: Chefs & Restaurants

Restaurants Avoid Trans Fat with High-Oleic Oils

Foodservice operators are preparing for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s move to phase out partially hydrogenated oils, a major source of trans fat in food, by switching to more healthful, higher stability oils such as high-oleic canola oil, reports Restaurant News.

Story Posted: Aug 15, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Fair Showcases Canola Oil-Fried Treat

The 2014 Canadian National Exposition in Toronto launches today with a menu of attention-grabbing dishes, including a chocoholic’s take on fried chicken made with canola oil.

Story Posted: Aug 15, 2014 | Category: Recipes

In Other Fried Chicken News …

Tasting Table’s new guide to preparing great fried chicken includes this tidbit on selecting the right frying fat: “Keep things simple with a neutral oil, like canola.”

Story Posted: Aug 15, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Healthy Diet Emphasizes Healthy Fats

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.

Story Posted: Aug 15, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Summer Salad Hits the Grill

Grilling adds sweetness to late summer produce at its best with CanolaInfo’s Caramelized Corn and Red Pepper Salad with Chives.

Story Posted: Aug 01, 2014 | Category: General Canola info, Health & Nutrition

'What is Canola?' Explained

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.

Story Posted: Aug 01, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Clarify the Choices

In her column appearing in The Arizona Republic , popular nutrition expert Robin Miller guides consumers through the sometimes overwhelming array of cooking oils available.

Story Posted: Aug 01, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

International Interest in Diabetes Research

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 .

Story Posted: Aug 01, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Cook Like a Cowboy

You can grill steak, broil it, pan-fry it or simply place it in an oven.

Story Posted: Aug 01, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Jump for Bok Choy

This recipe for Spinach Salad with Seared Bok Choy, Ginger and Cilantro is a mouth-watering medley of tastes and textures.

Story Posted: Jul 18, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Diabetes Study Gains Traction

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.

Story Posted: Jul 18, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Straighten Up and Fry Right

If you are going to deep fry your food, why not make sure it’s done right?

Story Posted: Jul 18, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Restart Those Resolutions

Your health is a full-time job, so it is never a bad time to make changes to your diet.

Story Posted: Jul 18, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Get Your Shrimp in Order

Shrimp may be small, but the flavour in this dish is anything but thanks to a trio of peppers: fresh chili powder, smoked paprika and red pepper flakes.

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Canola Oil May Benefit Diabetics

For those with diabetes, a recent study brings good news.

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Events, General Canola info

Canada and China Celebrate Trade

Canadian Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz visited China this month for a celebration of Sino-Canadian agricultural trade, where he praised the contribution of Canadian canola to the Chinese economy and its role in reducing the risk of heart disease, according to a CanolaInfo press release.

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Events, Media Releases

Canola Oil Profits Fund Education in India

By importing canola oil, philanthropist and businessman Iqbal Singh Kingra is helping to fund the education of 60,000 students in India, according to The Globe and Mail.

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Maintain a Healthy Manly Weight

June is Men’s Health Month and maintaining a healthy weight is a concern for many men.

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Chefs & Restaurants, Food Industry, Health & Nutrition

Adieu, Trans Fats

As the subject of trans fats has reached the federal level, USA Today reminds consumers that these fats are bad for your health.

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Vegetables Are Tasty With Canola Oil

In a feature food article on vegetable butchery, The Star discusses recipes where meat is not the “star.”

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Lighten Up Favorite Sweets

Cooking Light gives lemon squares a healthy makeover.

Story Posted: Jun 06, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Eat Smarter for Diet Success

Listen up, dieters. “Much of the conventional weight-loss wisdom is just plain wrong,” says Fitness magazine via Yahoo! Shine.

Story Posted: Jun 06, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes

Grill Out and Eat Up

Registered Dietitian Katherine Brooking provides tips for healthy barbecuing in The Huffington Post.

Story Posted: Jun 06, 2014 | Category: Food Industry, General Canola info

Choose Your Own Adventure...with Canola Oil

Dalmia Continental, makers of Hudson Canola Oil, is taking its marketing to a new level, according to Business 2 Community.

Story Posted: Jun 06, 2014 | Category: Chefs & Restaurants, Recipes

Cook like a 'Top Chef' Judge

At a recipe demonstration, “Top Chef” Judge Gail Simmons of Food & Wine magazine offered her insight on cooking and canola oil, reports Lake Michigan Shore magazine.

Story Posted: Jun 06, 2014 | Category: Recipes

Get Your Blue(berrie)s On

The most irresistible breakfast muffins just became healthier.

Story Posted: May 23, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Reduce Your Cholesterol

To reduce your body’s level of “bad” LDL cholesterol, a WebMD article advises changing the way you prepare your food.