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Story Posted: Nov 02, 2016 | Category: Canola Oil in the News, General Canola info, Health & Nutrition, Media Releases

Research Suggests Canola Oil May Help Reduce Belly Fat and Improve Metabolic Syndrome Faced by Nearly Half of U.S. Adults

Research findings announced at ObesityWeek 2016 suggest canola oil and high-oleic canola oil can help decrease abdominal fat, which may improve metabolic syndrome.¹

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: 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: 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: 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, 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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 16, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

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.

Story Posted: Jan 16, 2015 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Maximize Your Calories with COPD

For those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), every calorie counts, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Story Posted: Dec 19, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Provincial Restrictions Lifted

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.

Story Posted: Dec 19, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Get a Head Start

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.

Story Posted: Dec 05, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Busting Web Myths

The Internet creates a large forum for rumors to spread, particularly about canola oil.

Story Posted: Dec 05, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Canola Oil is Safe and Healthy

In a recent installment of UHC TV, nutrition expert Kathleen Zelman answers questions about how canola oil is processed.

Story Posted: Nov 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Indulge Responsibly

The holidays are upon us and that means tables will be heavy with tempting treats.

Story Posted: Nov 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Strategize like a Dietitian

Dietitians strive to be disciplined, but even they indulge now and then.

Story Posted: Nov 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Toss Out the Salt Shaker

Interest in the Mediterranean diet continues to grow because of evidence suggesting it contributes to longevity, weight loss and reduced risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to NBC News's Today.com.

Story Posted: Nov 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.

Story Posted: Nov 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Nosh with Dr. Oz

On a recent episode of "Dr. Oz," the doctor discusses with celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson the Nordic diet, which consists of root vegetables, berries and whole grain breads.

Story Posted: Nov 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Protect Your Heart

Preventing heart disease is an important health concern, notes the Digital Journal.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Keep it Tasty and Healthy with Simple Swaps

An audience of nearly 800,000 from Spanish-language news networks across the U.S. tuned in Oct. 15 to watch registered dietitian and author Manuel Villacorta demonstrate healthier Latino cooking.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Beat Breast Cancer

It is still unclear what causes breast cancer for millions of women each year, but a healthy lifestyle can help prevent it, according to the Bellevue Reporter.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Events, Health & Nutrition

Stock Up TV-Style

You might watch “Top Chef” every week, but have you ever thought about the construction and grocery bill for each episode?

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Relieve the Pain

Those with arthritis understand the limitations it can put on daily activities. The Washington Post offers suggestions for pain relief.

Story Posted: Oct 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Stay Strong for School Sports

In the peak of fall sport season, it is important to keep young athletes fueled with healthy food.

Story Posted: Oct 10, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Crash Course on Oil

Fox News’s Real Milwaukee chats with a local chef about how to properly cook with oils on the stove.

Story Posted: Sep 26, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Enjoy Healthy Fats

Keep those healthy fats!

Story Posted: Sep 26, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Journey Down the Spice Route

CanolaInfo’s new recipe collection from renown Indian chef Raghavan Iyer was featured on nearly 30 broadcast television news stations after a satellite media tour that attracted more than 5 million viewers.

Story Posted: Sep 26, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Bust Those Myths

In a feature article on PopSugar.com, registered dietitian Julie Upton helps readers debunk nutrition myths often debated online.

Story Posted: Sep 26, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Defend Canola Oil

Dr. David L. Katz, the founding director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center, stands up for canola oil and plant biotechnology in U.S. News & World Report.

Story Posted: Aug 29, 2014 | Category: General Canola info, Health & Nutrition

Clear Up Confusion About Canola Oil

In response to questions from her readers, popular nutrition columnist Robin Miller dispels confusion about canola oil.

Story Posted: Aug 29, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Yes to Healthy Fat, No to No Fat

The idea of a healthy diet has shifted from consuming no fat to embracing healthy fat, observes registered dietitian Leslie Beck in her column in The Globe and Mail.

Story Posted: Aug 15, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Healthy Diet Emphasizes Healthy Fats

The Mediterranean diet does not avoid fat – rather it incorporates healthy fats like canola oil, points out a column in Colorado’s Grand Junction Free Press.

Story Posted: Aug 01, 2014 | Category: General Canola info, Health & Nutrition

'What is Canola?' Explained

To help clear up confusion between canola and rapeseed, The Kitchn offers a quick primer on why the two are often misidentified as the same, but how in fact they are genetically distinct.

Story Posted: Aug 01, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Clarify the Choices

In her column appearing in The Arizona Republic , popular nutrition expert Robin Miller guides consumers through the sometimes overwhelming array of cooking oils available.

Story Posted: Aug 01, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

International Interest in Diabetes Research

The recently covered study from University of Toronto’s Dr. David J.A. Jenkins on the benefits of canola oil to diabetes patients has received attention from international press in India,China and Mexico .

Story Posted: Jul 18, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Diabetes Study Gains Traction

Coverage continues in The Globe and Mail and Chicago Tribune of a study published in the July issue of peer-reviewed journal Diabetes Care demonstrating the benefits of canola oil to diabetes patients.

Story Posted: Jul 18, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Restart Those Resolutions

Your health is a full-time job, so it is never a bad time to make changes to your diet.

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Canola Oil May Benefit Diabetics

For those with diabetes, a recent study brings good news.

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Maintain a Healthy Manly Weight

June is Men’s Health Month and maintaining a healthy weight is a concern for many men.

Story Posted: Jun 20, 2014 | Category: Chefs & Restaurants, Food Industry, Health & Nutrition

Adieu, Trans Fats

As the subject of trans fats has reached the federal level, USA Today reminds consumers that these fats are bad for your health.

Story Posted: Jun 06, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Eat Smarter for Diet Success

Listen up, dieters. “Much of the conventional weight-loss wisdom is just plain wrong,” says Fitness magazine via Yahoo! Shine.

Story Posted: Jun 06, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Grill Out and Eat Up

Registered Dietitian Katherine Brooking provides tips for healthy barbecuing in The Huffington Post.

Story Posted: May 23, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Reduce Your Cholesterol

To reduce your body’s level of “bad” LDL cholesterol, a WebMD article advises changing the way you prepare your food.

Story Posted: May 23, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Spring Clean the Pantry

Is your pantry as healthy as you?

Story Posted: May 23, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Best Prescription? Healthy Habits

When it comes to maintaining your health, medical drugs may not be the solution, according to a Consumer Reports article in the Washington Post.

Story Posted: May 23, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Shop Fat-Smart

In a guide to healthy cooking oils, EatingWell recommends using polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats over saturated fats to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Story Posted: May 09, 2014 | Category: Food Industry, Health & Nutrition

Prevent Childhood Obesity

Preschoolers in the U.S. consume nearly one-third of their total daily calories from solid fats and added sugars, according to the Nestlé Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) discussed in a Parents.com blog.

Story Posted: May 09, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Get Your Daily Dose of E

A variety of foods should be consumed every day to obtain important antioxidants, states a Prevention article.

Story Posted: May 09, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Kick Out Saturated Fat

A Huffington Post Healthy Living article answers questions about nutrition fads and the reality behind each one.

Story Posted: May 09, 2014 | Category: General Canola info, Health & Nutrition

Choose Oils Wisely

Each cooking oil has a time and a place, according to registered dietitian and cookbook author Ellie Krieger in an interview with “The Splendid Table.”

Story Posted: Apr 25, 2014 | Category: General Canola info, Health & Nutrition

What is Canola?

CanolaInfo’s newest media campaign, “What is Canola?” kicked off in the United States this week.

Story Posted: Apr 25, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Shop Smart for Your Future

It is impossible to completely eliminate the risk of cancer, but making small dietary changes can help, according to an article on the University of Michigan’s health blog

Story Posted: Apr 25, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Eat Healthy to Finish Strong

Whether you are a star athlete or new to the fitness scene, what you eat is just as crucial as exercise to overall health, particularly at decreasing the risk of heart disease, according to a recent British Medical Journal study, reports U.S. News and World Report.

Story Posted: Apr 25, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Keep Bad Fats at Bay

What’s the difference between hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated fats?

Story Posted: Apr 04, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

‘Katie’ Cooks with Canola

On her talk show Katie," Katie Couric features Food Network star and registered dietitian Ellie Krieger cooking a recipe with canola oil from Krieger's new dinner-in-a-hurry cookbook, “Weeknight Wonders.”

Story Posted: Apr 04, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Replace Bad Fats

Swapping out butter for canola oil is one of five small steps you can take for an “instantly” healthier diet, suggest EatingWell editors in a syndicated column.

Story Posted: Apr 04, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Diabetes Expert Recommends Balanced Meals

Help prevent diabetes with a healthy diet that includes unsaturated fats such as canola oil, advises a physician with the Cleveland Clinic. “

Story Posted: Mar 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.

Story Posted: Mar 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Know Good from Bad Fats

Fats sometimes get a bad rap but the good ones, such as those found in canola oil, are essential to a healthy diet, The Daily Meal explains.

Story Posted: Mar 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Fat Key to Vegan Diet

Among the nutrients vegans should be aware of in planning a balanced diet, fish-free omega-3 fats like those found in canola oil are essential, according to an EatingWell.com column in The Buffalo News.

Story Posted: Mar 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Go Team: Concessioners Win with Healthy Food

Healthier snack choices made with canola oil at high school sports concession stands may sell as well or better than unhealthy foods, according to a new study, reports Consumer Affairs and United Press International.

Story Posted: Mar 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Cook Veggies the Heart-Smart Way

Encourage your family to love vegetables by making them tasty with a healthier fat such as canola oil, advises a registered dietitian in the Chicago Tribune.

Story Posted: Mar 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Choose the Best Cooking Oils

Eating Well highlights canola oil in its primer to selecting the best oils to buy for cooking.

Story Posted: Mar 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Bobby Flay Cooks Light with Canola Oil

On his show “Brunch at Bobby’s,” Food Network’s Bobby Flay uses canola oil to prepare a smoked salmon crostini that’s part of a healthy brunch menu.

Story Posted: Mar 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Swap Out Lard in Latino Dishes

Many traditional Latin foods such as tamales and empanadas are high in artery-clogging saturated fat, but it doesn’t have to be that way, according to Michigan State University Extension.

Story Posted: Mar 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Not All Cooking Oils Are Equal

Cooking oils with unsaturated fats like canola oil provide health benefits

Story Posted: Mar 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Change it Up for Heart Health

Small lifestyle changes can prevent and treat heart disease, according to Consumer Reports.

Story Posted: Mar 07, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Get Your Food Facts Straight

As part of Nutrition Month, Bergen Health and Life magazine provides a list of truths and myths about food, nutrition and health.

Story Posted: Feb 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Celebrate Heart Health

In honour of Heart Month this February, Fox News discusses with a dietitian how to avoid trans and solid fats.

Story Posted: Feb 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Replace Trans Fats

Doctors Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen applaud the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s proposed regulation of artificial trans fat since it raises “bad” LDL cholesterol and lowers “good” HDL cholesterol.

Story Posted: Feb 21, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Get Daily Spoonful of Healthy Fat

Unsure how much fat to consume?

Story Posted: Jan 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Fuel Up for Improved Fitness

CanolaInfo teamed up with Michele Macedonio, R.D., C.S.S.D., L.D., team dietitian for Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds, to promote healthy recipes made with canola oil for the everyday athlete.

Story Posted: Jan 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Swap Out Canola Oil for Butter

Love to bake, but also watching your health?

Story Posted: Jan 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Dietitians Applaud Canola Oil

The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently advised increasing consumption of omega-3 fats from sources like canola oil, fatty fish, chia seeds, walnuts and flax seeds.

Story Posted: Jan 24, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Healthy, Nutritional New Year

If you’re still feeling the holiday bulge, the new year is the perfect time to enact healthy resolutions.

Story Posted: Jan 10, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Improve Fitness with Canola Oil

New year, new you! The Denver Post published 25 small ways to make a positive difference in your fitness program.

Story Posted: Jan 10, 2014 | Category: General Canola info, Health & Nutrition, Recipes & Cooking

Fuel Up for 2014

Jump start the new year with CanolaInfo’s “Fuel Up for Fitness” recipe collection, a starting line-up of six flavourful, healthy dishes to help the everyday athlete prepare for exercise and repair muscles after workouts.

Story Posted: Dec 13, 2013 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Make Friends with Fat

Repeat after the Reporter-Herald (Loveland, Colo.): Not all fats are bad!

Story Posted: Dec 13, 2013 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Canola Oil Provides Safety and Nutrition

Because heating cooking oil beyond its smoke point can change its chemical makeup, taste and nutritional value, it’s important to choose an oil that is suited for high-heat cooking, notes the Globe and Mail.