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Story Posted: Apr 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Fad or Fact?

Is coconut oil healthy or a passing fad?

Story Posted: Apr 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Crop of The Week

Yuma Sun featured canola as the crop of the week for its distinctive versatility and health benefits.

Story Posted: Apr 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Cracking Food Label Codes

Scientific jargon plagues nutrition labels, leaving shoppers feeling overwhelmed and confused but there is a lot of helpful information too.

Story Posted: Apr 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Recipes & Cooking

Saturated vs. Unsaturated Fats Debate

WebMD reported on a widely publicized study from BMJ that reviews decades old research about saturated fat.

Story Posted: Apr 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Recipe Recap

Gear up for a weekend of flavourful dishes featuring canola oil.

Story Posted: Mar 18, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

National Nutrition Month

Meals can be healthy and mouthwatering, thanks in part to canola oil!

Story Posted: Mar 18, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Neutral Newsflash

Canola wins as the supporting roll in star recipes!

Story Posted: Mar 18, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

The Culinary Oil Showdown

The canola versus vegetable oil campaign is still a bustling conversation among diverse audiences.

Story Posted: Mar 18, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Meet the Fats

Want to learn what’s true, false and new about fats?

Story Posted: Mar 18, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Recipe Recap

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:

Story Posted: Feb 22, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Events

Get Ready for San Diego

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.

Story Posted: Feb 19, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Eating Heart-Smart

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

Story Posted: Feb 19, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Counting the Reasons to Use Canola Oil

The canola oil versus vegetable oil campaign continues to generate media coverage this month.

Story Posted: Feb 19, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Following the Rules

The new 2016 Dietary guidelines are all the buzz – how does canola oil fit into the picture?

Story Posted: Feb 19, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Move Over Olive Oil

Bustle states the facts – olive oil is not the oil of choice for certain cooking methods because of the low smoke point.

Story Posted: Jan 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

What’s in Your Bottle?

That’s the question CanolaInfo is asking in its new bilingual media campaign discussing the advantages of canola oil over vegetable oil.

Story Posted: Jan 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Meet the Guidelines

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.

Story Posted: Jan 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

‘20 Worst Foods for Your Muscles’

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.

Story Posted: Jan 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Keep Baking Healthy

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.

Story Posted: Jan 15, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Get Ready for San Diego

Register for the Canola Council of Canada’s 49th annual convention March 1-3 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, Calif.

Story Posted: Dec 18, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Recipes & Cooking

Bake to Differ

“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.

Story Posted: Dec 18, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Recipes & Cooking

Miracle Oil

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.

Story Posted: Dec 18, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Eat Right This Season

CanolaInfo spokesperson Manuel Villacorta, R.D., shares a show-stopping holiday appetizer on the Huffington Post online: Purple Potato Causitas made with canola oil.

Story Posted: Dec 18, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Healthy Holiday Tips

FoodNetwork.com taps nutrition experts for tips on lightening up holiday fare without affecting flavor.

Story Posted: Nov 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Super Start for Super Sides

On Nov. 12, CanolaInfo launched a bilingual holiday recipe campaign featuring six healthy side dishes inspired by the Latin kitchen.

Story Posted: Nov 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Eat Like a Viking

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.

Story Posted: Nov 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Canola Oil May Reduce Belly 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.

Story Posted: Nov 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Reasons Dietitians Choose Canola Oil

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.

Story Posted: Nov 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Hot Air? Know Your Oils

In response to a study about heating cooking oils, Shape magazine offers a guide to healthy oils and recommends canola.

Story Posted: Nov 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Ladle up Great Flavour

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.

Story Posted: Nov 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Get Set for San Diego

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.

Story Posted: Oct 16, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Not So Fast, Butter

Butter is still the bad guy, but be careful what you eat instead, reports MSN.com.

Story Posted: Oct 16, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

One Oil, Many Benefits

“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.

Story Posted: Oct 16, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Raise the (Snack) Bar

Be choosy when it comes to snack bars, writes dietitian and book author Tanya Zuckerbrot on FoxNews.com.

Story Posted: Oct 16, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Spread the Cookie Love

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.

Story Posted: Oct 16, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

A Better Biscuit

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.

Story Posted: Sep 18, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Get Your Facts Straight on Fat

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.

Story Posted: Sep 18, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Camper Goes for the Gold

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.

Story Posted: Sep 18, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

‘Well-Oiled Wisdom’ for Home Cooks

Tasting Table advises readers on how to choose the right cooking oil for the job, explaining the advantages of smoke point and versatility.

Story Posted: Sep 18, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Which Oil is Healthiest?

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.

Story Posted: Aug 21, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

AHA Expands Heart-Check Program in U.S.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has added a new liquid vegetable oils category to its Heart-Check Food Certification Program.

Story Posted: Aug 21, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Weighing Your Oil Options

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.

Story Posted: Aug 21, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Recipes & Cooking

Canola Oil Goes for the Gold

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.

Story Posted: Aug 21, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Why We All Need Good Fat

Supporting cell growth, aiding in absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and boosting energy … fat plays an essential role in our health.

Story Posted: Aug 21, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Don't Fear Fat

The need for healthy fat – namely monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and omega-3 fats is– also a topic in the Austin Daily Herald.

Story Posted: Aug 21, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Recipes & Cooking

Hot in Canola Oil

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.

Story Posted: Jul 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Movable Feast for Summer Fun

On July 14, CanolaInfo launched its “Movable Feast” campaign, featuring six healthy snack recipes to pack for active summer days.

Story Posted: Jul 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Expert Tips for Healthy Cookouts

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.

Story Posted: Jul 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Viva Health and Flavour

Canola oil’s neutral taste is also a great fit for Latin cooking, says registered dietitian and CanolaInfo spokesperson Manuel Villacorta.

Story Posted: Jul 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Know Your Healthy Fats

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.

Story Posted: Jul 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Canola Oil in Demand

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.

Story Posted: Jul 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Following Canola from Field to Fork

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.

Story Posted: Jun 19, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Healthy Swaps for a Summer Cookout

Don’t let the typical foods at backyard barbecues leave you feeling heavy in the hot sun.

Story Posted: Jun 19, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Canola Oil Comes Out of the Cabinet

Epicurious.com sings the praises of canola oil – and specifically spells out when and why it’s a better option than olive oil.

Story Posted: Jun 19, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Trans Fat Removal from U.S. Food Supply

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.

Story Posted: Jun 19, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, Health & Nutrition

Healthy Grilling with Canola Oil

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.

Story Posted: Jun 19, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Lighten up Latino Cooking

Love Latino cooking but concerned it’s unhealthy?

Story Posted: Jun 19, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Let Him Eat Steak

You know dad appreciates a great steak dinner, so make his Father’s Day with our recipe for Balsamic and Tequila-Glazed Steak.

Story Posted: May 15, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Stressing the Facts

On Jacksonville.com, Judith Rodriguez, chair of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of North Florida, corrects rumours regarding canola oil, its composition and origins.

Story Posted: May 15, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Six Sauces for the Home Cook

Registered dietitian Holley Grainger features CanolaInfo’s recent media campaign, “Six Sauces for Success,” in her blog.

Story Posted: May 15, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Men, Stock Your Kitchens

Men’s Fitness magazine lists nine pantry staples, including a high-heat cooking oil like canola for sautéing and frying.

Story Posted: May 15, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Busting Rumours

In response to reader concerns, Katherine Brooking, M.S., R.D., explains to WebMD why canola oil is not harmful.

Story Posted: May 15, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Spring into Summer Salads

A CanolaInfo recipe for Barley Salad with Spinach and Strawberries is featured on CTV with Ellen Pruden of CanolaEatWell.

Story Posted: Apr 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Cook Up Southern Comfort

CanolaInfo spokesperson and registered dietitian Sarah-Jane Bedwell provides Shape.com with a delicious recipe for Nashville-Style Pan-Glazed Chicken with Kale and Basil.

Story Posted: Apr 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Busting the Food Babe

Vani Hari, known as the Food Babe to the Internet, writes frequently about certain ingredients she’s declared “toxic.”

Story Posted: Apr 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Wake Up with Canola Oil

CanolaInfo spokesperson Manuel Villacorta appeared live on San Francisco's Spanish language morning show “Al Despertar” on April 10.

Story Posted: Apr 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Canola Oil Wins

A Columbia Dispatch reader asks: Which cooking oil is best for my health?

Story Posted: Apr 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Chefs Learn About Canola Oil

The Culinary Institute of America works with CanolaInfo to promote the benefits of cooking with canola oil to chefs.

Story Posted: Apr 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Get All Facts First

In this video, the editor-in-chief of health media outlet Everwell dispels the myth that canola oil is harmful.

Story Posted: Apr 17, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Perfect for Riper Bananas

Is your sweet tooth calling?

Story Posted: Mar 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Keep Saturated Fat Low

The Internet is filled with questionable health claims, writes Julie Upton, who clarifies healthy eating myths in U.S. News & World Report.

Story Posted: Mar 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Stock Kitchen with Canola Oil

The cooking oil aisle is long at the supermarket, which can sometimes be a source of confusion for shoppers, noted Sur La Table’s blog.

Story Posted: Mar 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Bobby Flay Cooks with Canola Oil

Canola oil remains a popular choice on the Food Network, particularly with Bobby Flay.

Story Posted: Mar 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Standing Up for Canola Oil

Rosie Schwartz, author of “The Enlightened Eater’s Whole Foods Guide: Harvest the Power of Phyto Foods,” defends canola oil in a blog post.

Story Posted: Mar 20, 2015 | Category: Canola Oil in the News

Lighten Up

As you lessen layers of clothing to step outside, add layers to these Citrus Bars with Shortbread Crust instead.

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 & Cooking

Eat Like a Viking

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

Story Posted: Feb 27, 2015 | Category: Recipes & Cooking

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 & Cooking

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 & Cooking

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 & Cooking

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 & Cooking

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 & Cooking

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 & Cooking

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 & Cooking

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.