Top 10 Reasons to choose Canola instead of Palm or Coconut Oil

Top 10 Reasons to choose Canola instead of Palm or Coconut Oil

by Cameron McKenzie on November 25, 2020

There are many reasons why you should use Canola oil rather than Palm or Coconut oil in your daily cooking at home or in a restaurant….

 

1 Canola oil has a higher smoke point than coconut oil which is safer when cooking
2 Canola has a very low saturated fat content in comparison to both palm and coconut oil
3 Canola oil is high in monounsaturated fat which is the ‘good’ fats
4 Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats can improve cholesterol levels
5 Consuming fats that are low Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats lower your risk of heart disease.
6 Saturated fat, which is more prevalent in coconut and palm oil, raises blood cholesterol levels
7 Higher levels of Vitamin K in Canola oil than Palm and Coconut oil
8 Higher levels of Vitamin E in Canola oil than Palm and Coconut oil
9 Coconut and Palm oil are heavily refined meaning many of the claimed health benefits and vitamins are lost in the process
10 Palm and Coconut oil are destructive on the environment as natural habitats and rain forests are often cleared to plant the crop
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