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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.
Fats are key to cooking, but restaurant chefs and operators now increasingly understand that fats and oils must provide health as well as flavour, reports QSR magazine.
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.
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.
Love Latino cooking but concerned it’s unhealthy?
You know dad appreciates a great steak dinner, so make his Father’s Day with our recipe for Balsamic and Tequila-Glazed Steak.
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.
Registered dietitian Holley Grainger features CanolaInfo’s recent media campaign, “Six Sauces for Success,” in her blog.
Men’s Fitness magazine lists nine pantry staples, including a high-heat cooking oil like canola for sautéing and frying.
In response to reader concerns, Katherine Brooking, M.S., R.D., explains to WebMD why canola oil is not harmful.
A CanolaInfo recipe for Barley Salad with Spinach and Strawberries is featured on CTV with Ellen Pruden of CanolaEatWell.
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.
Vani Hari, known as the Food Babe to the Internet, writes frequently about certain ingredients she’s declared “toxic.”
CanolaInfo spokesperson Manuel Villacorta appeared live on San Francisco's Spanish language morning show “Al Despertar” on April 10.
A Columbia Dispatch reader asks: Which cooking oil is best for my health?
The Culinary Institute of America works with CanolaInfo to promote the benefits of cooking with canola oil to chefs.
In this video, the editor-in-chief of health media outlet Everwell dispels the myth that canola oil is harmful.
Is your sweet tooth calling?
The Internet is filled with questionable health claims, writes Julie Upton, who clarifies healthy eating myths in U.S. News & World Report.
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.
Canola oil remains a popular choice on the Food Network, particularly with Bobby Flay.
Rosie Schwartz, author of “The Enlightened Eater’s Whole Foods Guide: Harvest the Power of Phyto Foods,” defends canola oil in a blog post.
As you lessen layers of clothing to step outside, add layers to these Citrus Bars with Shortbread Crust instead.
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.
The Nordic Diet continues to grow in popularity, reports Yahoo! Health.
Banh mi is a Vietnamese short rib sandwich served on a French baguette.
Beginning with the next issue, Canola Ink will be distributed monthly, rather than biweekly.
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.
We are on the move more than ever, making labor-intensive meals rare, according to a Time.com article.
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.
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.
Are you looking for Valentine sweets made with love?
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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.
Sarah-Jane Bedwell, a registered dietitian and blogger for Self.com, shared a recipe for chocolate cherry cake.
Regardless of who you are rooting for this Sunday, everyone can agree that snacks are important to any Super Bowl party.
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.
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CanolaInfo’s “Pantry Perfect” campaign, featuring a list of essential ingredients to keep on hand for healthy cooking, drew major media attention this January.
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.”
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.
Eating a healthy, balanced diet can be hard when you are on a budget.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you looking to step up your latkes game this year for Hanukkah?
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