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An article in Women’s Health reports how excess carbohydrates, rather than fats, may contribute to cardiovascular disease (CVD), pointing to a study published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet.
Citing research from the Food Information Council that indicates consumers are confused because of conflicting information about “bad” and “good” dietary fats, Consumer Health Digest tries to set the record straight.
In an article all about canola oil, Reader’s Digest explains the origin of its name and provides a brief history of how it came to be.
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Nutritional epidemiologist Karin Michels, in UCLA Public Health Magazine, dispels myths about healthy eating.
Dietitian Chris Rosenbloom, in a USA Swimming article, adds her voice to the coconut oil debate.
EmaxHealth states that anyone, including vegans, can enjoy the health benefits of the “Mediterranean diet”.
The Miami Herald takes aim at celebrity-endorsed food fads and cautions that teenagers are particularly vulnerable to misinformation.
Chef Gord Ramsay, via Popsugar, offers tips on preparing the perfect steak.
Several news outlets, including NBC News, Mashable and Shape magazine, reported on the release of the American Heart Association’s presidential advisory on dietary fats and cardiovascular disease.
Reader’s Digest adds to the dialogue by listing some truths and myths about dietary fat.
There are so many cooking oil choices.
Prevention magazine lists 15 easy lunch ideas that nutritionists themselves make.
A FoodBev Media article discusses how eating foods rich in polyunsaturated fats—such as walnuts and canola oil—could help curb hunger pains, and thus support weight-loss efforts.
Food trucks are almost as synonymous with summer as barbecues.
Looking for a new fried chicken recipe?
Much has been made of the health benefits of the “Mediterranean diet,” which is low in saturated fats and high in fruits and vegetables.
Food fuels the brain as much as the body.
Creating a healthy lifestyle requires careful consideration of both diet and exercise.
According to Bloomberg.com, worldwide demand for the oil derived from canola continues to explode, driven by its rich content of heart-healthy fatty acids and low levels of saturated fat.
The Philadelphia Tribune offers up tips on making barbecues healthier.
You can always count on Chef Bobby Flay for the best grilling ideas.
The debate on healthy fats persists.
It's the time of year for spring cleaning.
Food & Wine lists the top 10 American fast food chains based on their offerings of healthy food choices.
Interest in the results of the Canola Oil Multicenter Intervention Trial continues.
The Philadelphia Tribune offers a variety of tips for a healthy diet including using canola oil instead of vegetable oil for cooking.
Just in time for breakfast or brunch, Self offers up the 15 most popular early-day recipes on Pinterest.
Grilled Seasonal Vegetables with Niçoise "Aioli" is sure to punch up your next dinner party.
The trans fats ban implemented in New York restaurants has had a positive impact on the occurrences of heart attacks and strokes, according to a new JAMA study and reported in CBC News.
From its origins to its nutritional content, Huffington Post shares surprising facts about canola oil.
Health experts share cooking tips to support everyday wellness and disease prevention. Men’s Health recommends preparing meals in advance and using canola oil for nutritionally balanced recipes with healthy fat sources.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, the versatility of canola oil is showcased with CanolaInfo’s recipes for homemade bath and beauty products, including relaxing Bath Bombs an invigorating Avocado-Ginger Moisture Scrub and a soothing Gardener's Intensive Hand Treatment.
In honour of Nutrition Month, Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD, recommends 17 nutrition tips for swimmers to keep in mind all year long on USA Swimming.
With so many food options available to consumers aiming to eat right, the Los Angeles Times reports on what matters and what doesn’t. Martha Belury, PhD and Professor of Human Nutrition at Ohio State University, recommends increasing intake of oils rich in omega-3 fats, found in canola oil.
Lifezette outlines five simple and delicious pancake recipe modifications for a guilt-free breakfast.
The Best of NJ dispels myths about foods once labeled as “bad” that are now thought of as good for you.
Men’s Fitness examines the findings from a JAMA Internal Medicine study on the association of specific dietary fats on mortality.
Head into the weekend with your meal prep secret weapon.
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?