Canola Oil

What is Canola Oil?

Learn about the world's healthiest cooking oil in this two minute video and fact sheet.

One of the healthiest commodity oils available today

Canola oil contains the least amount of saturated fat of any common edible oil on the market. At least 93% of the fats in canola are the healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated varieties.

  • Canola has high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce blood cholesterol levels.
  • Its polyunsaturated fats are essential omega-3s - which may help prevent heart attacks and strokes - and omega-6s - which are important for the brain and essential for the growth and development of infants.
  • It is a rich source of vitamin E.
  • Like all vegetable oils, canola oil is cholesterol-free.

Canola oil is also light, clear and tasty.Its culinary properties make it the oil of choice for many chefs and food processors.

This award-winning oil has received the Product Acceptance Award from the American College of Nutrition, and the Health Product of the Year Award from the American Health Foundation.

Canadian quality is assured.Canadian canola oil must meet strict quality standards determined by government health agencies before being used as or in a food product. Consumers can count on continued excellence as canola researchers build on canola's advantages.

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Health benefits
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