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What are healthy cooking methods that I can do with canola oil?

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Because of its light flavor, high smoke point, and smooth texture, canola oil is one of the most versatile cooking oils. You can use it in a number of dishes and cooking methods, like:

  • As a cooking oil for sauteing, stir-frying, grilling, and baking
  • In salad dressings, sauces, and marinades
  • To coat your pans for nonstick baking
  • Instead of solid fats (such as margarine and butter) in recipes

From: Canola Oil Cooking Benefits WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC: "Heart Disease Facts and Statistics," "Heart Disease Prevention: What You Can Do."

Johnson, G. , October 2007. Journal of the American Dietetic Association

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Nutrition Fact Sheet: Canola Oil: Good for Every Body!"

American Heart Association: "Healthy vegetable oils associated with reduced heart attack risk, lower blood pressure."

WebMD Health News: "Omega-3 Fatty Acid Slows Alzheimer's."

U.S. Canola Association: "Top 10 Myths About Canola."

FDA: "Summary of Qualified Health Claims Subject to Enforcement Discretion."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on April 23, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: "Heart Disease Facts and Statistics," "Heart Disease Prevention: What You Can Do."

Johnson, G. , October 2007. Journal of the American Dietetic Association

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Nutrition Fact Sheet: Canola Oil: Good for Every Body!"

American Heart Association: "Healthy vegetable oils associated with reduced heart attack risk, lower blood pressure."

WebMD Health News: "Omega-3 Fatty Acid Slows Alzheimer's."

U.S. Canola Association: "Top 10 Myths About Canola."

FDA: "Summary of Qualified Health Claims Subject to Enforcement Discretion."

Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman on April 23, 2018

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