Almost every household uses oil in a wide range of foods and they do this every day when they are in the kitchen. However, only a small number of them are aware of the characteristics of the different types of oil found in grocery stores.
Once you read this article, you will understand why two popular oils – soybean and canola oil – are not really good for your health. You will also learn what the best replacements for these oils are and how are they produced.
First of all, let’s take a closer look at the production process of these oils.
What’s the origin of the name of canola oil?
As you probably know, grapeseed oil is produced from grape seeds, olive oil is based on olives while peanut oil is made from peanuts. But, where does canola oil come from? The answer is simple – rapeseed.
This is a plant that is often called rape, which is actually the Latin word for turnip. It represents a domesticated plant that is part of the Brassicaceae family. You might know this family of crops as the mustard family, cruciferous veggies or cabbage family.
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