“A research result released at the Obesity Week 2016 on 2nd November, 2016 suggests including canola oil or high oleic canola oil in healthy diet can help decrease abdominal fat in as little as four weeks, which may improve metabolic syndrome (1).” What are Abdominal Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome (MetS)? Abdominal obesity, also known as central obesity, is when excessive abdominal fat around the stomach and abdomen has built up to the extent that it is likely to have a negat
63 countries around the world think it’s a good idea to Reduce Future Medical Expenses and avoid a chronic illness by not working in kitchens where the fumes are concentrated in Aldehydes. The cost to employers, hospitals & family is significant. Answer – live healthy, avoid the low priced seed oils high in Poly-Unsaturated Fatty Acids – PUFA, namely Omega 3 & 6. Here is why. The families of Vegetable oils include Soybean (64% PUFA), Sunflower (75% PUFAS, GM & Non-GM), Rapes
Click here to download Chinese version of the page. From The Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2015 of Yum! Brands, we can understand how hard food giants like Yum! would like to do to get rid of unhealthy oil.
They already change from unsustainable source Palm Oil to sustainable source palm oil, and beginning from 2011 they start to take one step further, change from palm oil to High Oleic Sunflower oil, Canola oil, or mixes of them. There is still room for Yum! to im
Over the last week lots of newspapers etc. are talking about Glyphosate, GMO seed and trans fats. Here is a quick summary. RoundUp (Glyphosate pesticide) is the most common pesticide used to grow seeds and make food oils in Asia, USA & Canada. Genetically modified seeds are able to resist diseases and create seed oil more easily. GMO seed & RoundUp (Glyphosate pesticide) are used in plants growing across Canada, USA, parts of South America and China to make seed oil. Image ad
"The sunflower oil market will saturate in the next five years, fueled by the step away from GMO oils and canola." Oilseeds International said. Snack and food manufacturers have moved away from genetically modified oils, replacing them with a variety of non-GMO certified oils. But the high oleic value and positive label attributes of sunflower oil make it a preferred choice among many, claimed Tony Intal, sales representative of Oilseeds International, a leading supplier of s
Is Canola Oil the same as Rapeseed oil? The answer is No. It has been the biggest concern when people heard about the new oil. A post in the "Risk Assessment in Food Safety" section in Centre for Food Safety of Hong Kong, focusing on the misleading information on the internet about Canola oil. "Misinformation about the safety of canola oil may arise from the erroneous belief that it is the same as rapeseed oil." "In fact, the composition of canola oil is different from the tr