canola oil


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canola oil

[kə′nōl·ə ‚ȯil]
(food engineering)
An edible vegetable oil derived from rapeseed that is low in saturated fatty acids (less than 7%), high in monosaturated fatty acids (60%), and high in polyunsaturated fatty acids (30%).
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When they tried the same experiment with canola oil, they found the mice getting the extra oil did worse on memory tests and had built up more brain plaques.
The PUFA-rich diet included whole foods such as walnuts, Alaska salmon, tuna, flaxseed oil, grapeseed oil, canola oil, and fish oil supplements.
2011--Table 1) in a total of four treatments: SM+SO--control diet with soybean meal and oil; MC+SO--control diet with 25% canola meal replacing soybean meal; MC+CO control diet with 25% of canola meal replacing soybean meal and canola oil completely replacing soybean oil; MC+SO--control diet with soybean meal and canola oil.
Whole Foods carries non-GMO, organic canola oils that are cold-pressed to avoid hexane extraction.
North Prairie Gold Extra Virgin Canola Oil undergoes a single cold-pressing process to create high quality artisan oil without being refined, Pender
Results: Estimations of serum lipids showed increase in total cholesterol (TC) and High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-c) levels but fall in LDL-c concentrations in groups fed on canola oil diet.
People with type 2 diabetes who were advised to follow a diet with a low glycaemic index supplemented with extra canola oil had lower blood glucose levels and greater reductions in heart risk than those who ate a diet high in whole grains, researchers found, Health news reported.