4 Reasons to Use Canola Oil
(Family Features) When it’s time to get cooking, do you really know your oil? Some oils are great for high temperatures, others can’t take the heat. Some are heart-smart, while others are loaded with saturated fat.
“As a dietitian, I want an oil that’s healthy, and when I cook, I want an oil that’s versatile and performs consistently,” said Manuel Villacorta, R.D., author of “Whole Body Reboot.”
Sarah-Jane Bedwell, R.D., nutrition columnist at “Self” and author of “Schedule Me Skinny,” echoes Villacorta, noting the ideal is an everyday cooking oil that’s low in saturated fat and high in heat tolerance.
“It’s important that people understand the differences among cooking oils as they can’t be used interchangeably in everything you cook,” she said. “With 100 percent canola oil, I know what I’m getting in the kitchen and on my plate. It’s healthy and works in everything – an ‘all in one’ cooking oil.”
Here are four reasons Villacorta and Bedwell both prefer canola oil:
For more recipes and facts about canola oil, visit canolainfo.org.
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