Tag Archives: canola

It’s getting worse, not better . . .

I am not a fan of gene tampering and, to the greatest extent possible, avoid GM foods. At the end of my TQIDiet class this past spring, it seemed that this would soon be easier to do. Vermont had passed … Continue reading

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Why I Avoid Canola and Think You Should As Well.

Historically, rapeseed oil was used as a heating, lighting, and lubrication oil. In fact, Canadian rapeseed production grew out of the critical shortage of rapeseed oil that followed the World War II blockade of European and Asian sources in the … Continue reading

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Speaking Out Against High Oleic OIls

What are high oleic oils? The food industry profits by selling foods made from inexpensive ingredients with long shelf lives. Not all that long ago, transfats were added to our foods because they fully met these requirements. Then, in the … Continue reading

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Choosing a Cooking Oil

I teach that a good quality olive oil should be the main oil in the kitchen. In nearly every class I am then asked what oil to use instead of olive oil in “high heat cooking” with many mistakenly believing … Continue reading

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