Canola Oil is NOT Healthy

Normally I wouldn’t do this, but this has to be an exception because this is so true.  I just got this email from Joel Marion who sends me lots of emails to sell lots of different diet programs.  I believe he owns one said diet system.  I don’t buy diet programs, but I do enjoy his content.  So I am going to share his email and his link here.  Be forewarned… I know nothing about his link – like I said I don’t buy his stuff – I just read it.  Some is good, some I totally disagree with.  This, I agree with:

This food is officially #2 on my all-time WORST foods list:

Canola Oil. Sounds healthy, doesn’t it?

Canola oil is a triumph of marketing over facts. It’s actually rapeseed
oil (from the rapeseed plant), but was renamed for obvious reasons. 

Rapeseed oil is pretty disgusting stuff. In its natural state, it’s an ugly 
greenish color. It also has a high concentration of erucic acid, which 
may cause heart damage.

To turn it into something marketable, manufacturers remove the 
erucic acid. Bleach it. Deodorize it. And degum the oil with various 
chemicals, including hexane, a chemical solvent.

“The canola oil found on supermarket shelves has been refined, heated, 
and damaged beyond repair”, writes Fred Pescatore, MD, former medical 
director of the Atkins Center, and author of “The Hamptons Diet”.

Because it does contain some omega-3s, it shouldn’t be heated to high 
heat (but frequently is). And the processing and refining of canola oil leads 
to the creation of extremely unhealthy trans-fats. Trans fats can be 
metabolically damaging in multiple ways.

Trans-fats increase the risk for heart disease, depression and other 
mental disorders, weight gain and embarrassing belly fat as well as 
lower DHA levels in the brain.

Dump this oil, and do it fast; otherwise, you may accidentally trigger 
your body’s “obesity response”, causing layers upon layers of stubborn 
fat to overtake your body.

Want to know what my #1 all-time WORST food is?

My buddy Dr. Jonny reveals it at the link below, along with 3 other foods
I wouldn’t touch with a 10-foot pole.

==> #1 on my all-time WORST foods list

Enjoy the info!


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