Source: | Story Posted: August 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. Canola and rapeseed plants appear similar physically, the article notes, and “you get oil from both of the seeds by crushing the plants.” The Kitchn suggests using canola oil for its high heat tolerance, neutral flavour and light texture.