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It depends : Are you wondering if it is safe to eat? Yes it is. It tastes bitter. A genetically modified version of rapeseed oil is called canola. They took out the bitterness. If you are looking at is for its nutritional value then probably not. It does have 28% polyunsaturated fats and only 7% saturated. See how it compares: http://lowfatcooking.About.Com/od/faqs/f/satfatsoils.Htm. ...Read more
Yes: Rapeseed oil is one of the best sources of omega 3, 6 and 9-very beneficial essential fatty acids. It has the best composition, is high in Vitamin E , contains plant sterols-useful in lowering cholesterol. As with anything, even good fats should be consumed in moderation but daily substitution of saturated fat intake with rapeseed oil is beneficial ...Read more
A rare allergy: Rapeseed oil is called canola oil today. It's the basic ingredient of most vegetable oils. Because canola oil is extracted at very high heat from the seeds any allergenic proteins are denatured and rendered harmless by the processing. ...Read more
Whenever I eat rapeseed oil I start to sniff,go red,banging headache,tight chest,throat lose my voice is this anaphylactic reaction?
Canola oil: Rapeseed oil is now called canola oil. Canola oil is the most common ingredient in vegetable oil. Substitutes are olive, peanut or grapeseed oils. ...Read more