Source: http://www.rd.com | Story Posted: November 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.

Dr. Dean Ornish discusses in Reader’s Digest the benefits of canola oil compared to olive oil, dispelling myths that canola oil is unhealthy. He explains that studies show canola oil consumption results in lower LDL cholesterol levels compared to olive oil since canola oil has less saturated fat. Ornish also goes into canola origins, noting it was developed via traditional plant breeding.