Source: | Story Posted: March 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Busting a Myth about Canola

“Canola oil comes from the crushed seeds of canola plants, not rapeseeds,” explains Prevention as part of a prominent feature to help set the record straight on this and other internet nutrition myths. Rapeseed oil contains high levels of erucic acid, whereas canola oil by definition must contain less than two percent, the article continues. “They’re distinctly different – nutritionally and compositionally.”