Definitions for "Canola oil"
Lower in saturated fat than any other oil, canola oil also contains Omega-3 fatty acids which are said to lower cholesterol. It has almost no taste and is used both for cooking and for salad dressings.
The market name for rapeseed oil, which comes from rapeseeds. It is the lowest in saturated fats of all the oils; only olive oil has more monounsaturated fats. (Saturated fats increase ‘bad' or LDL cholesterol levels as well as total cholesterol levels. Monounsaturated fats decrease the level of both total and ‘bad' cholesterol, and increase the level of ‘good' or HDL cholesterol. Polyunsaturated fats decrease ‘bad' cholesterol, and maintain the level of ‘good' cholesterol.)
vegetable oil made from rapeseed
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