Wondering which cooking oil is good for you? Here are the pros and cons of canola oil

Even as a recent┬ácanola oil study linking its consumption with worsening memories in mice triggered fear among consumers, a lot of research conducted over the past decade have underlined many health benefits of this dietary oil derived from rapeseed. High in monounsaturated fatty acids, canola oil was shown to have beneficial effects in people with obesity and diabetes. Some studies also linked consumption of this oil with reduced cancer risk and enhanced intelligence in children. A study published in the journal Obesity towards the end of 2016 showed that including…

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Canola oil may help reduce belly fat

Canola oil may help reduce belly fat Making canola oil part of your diet may help you burn extra abdominal fat in less than four weeks, finds a new study. “Visceral, or abdominal, fat increases the risk for cardiovascular disease, and is also associated with increased risk for conditions such as metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Monounsaturated fats in canola oil decreases fat that has adverse health effects,” said Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Professor at the Pennsylvania State University, US. For the study, the researchers tested the effect of five different vegetable…

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Canola Oil May Help Reduce Belly Fat

Making canola oil part of your diet may help you burn extra abdominal fat in less than four weeks, finds a new study. “Visceral, or abdominal, fat increases the risk for cardiovascular disease, and is also associated with increased risk for conditions such as metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Monounsaturated fats in canola oil decreases fat that has adverse health effects,” said Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Professor at the Pennsylvania State University, US. For the study, the researchers tested the effect of five different vegetable oil blended in 101 participants’ diets through…

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Canola Oil With Omega-3 May Cut Heart Disease Risk: Study

Consuming foods made in canola oil — an improved form of rapeseed, with less than two per cent erucic acid, a component found in mustard oil — that is enriched with Omega-3 has the potential to reduce the risk of heart diseases, researchers say. The findings showed that consuming high oleic canola oil enriched with Omega-3 can help reduce the concentration of triglycerides — the main constituents of body fat in humans and animals — in the blood, which when increased may contribute to hardening of the arteries or thickening…

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