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Canola Oil and Rape Flowers

Rapeseed (Canola) Oil and Rape Flowers


Ingredient Information

Canola Oil

Canola oil is the oil pressed from rape seeds. Pure rape seed oil contains toxins and canola oil is a processed version that has had the toxins removed.

There are so many good things about this oil. Like olive oil, it is very high in monounsaturated fat and very low in saturated fat. The polyunsaturated fats are mostly Omega-3 type.

Canola oil is a staple in my kitchen and should be in yours. I use it when I want an oil that won't add flavor to a recipe and for this reason I love to use it in baking.

1 tsp. canola oil = 40 calories, 4.5g fat, <1g sat fat, 3g mono fat, 0g protein, 0g carbohydrates, 0mg sodium, 0mg cholesterol