Canola Oil

Oils

Potentially Harmful

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Definition
An oil extracted from the canola plant - a plant that was developed by scientists as an edible version of the rapeseed plant.
AKAs
Canola
Health Impact
Vegetable oils contain unsaturated fats that oxidize when exposed to heat, triggering inflammation in the body. Abundant in omega 6 fatty acids, throwing off our bodies healthy balance of omega 3 to 6 and leading to chronic inflammation. Highly processed oil extracted from a GMO crop. Oil is extracted using the chemical solvent hexane. Finding a cold-pressed, organic version of this oil is a better option than conventional.

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