One of the best things about being a registered dietitian nutritionist is learning about food, food and more food, especially when that learning comes with eating! What a treat for me in July when I was a guest of CanolaInfo to their beautifully designed and executed Taste Touch Teach Tour in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I was in the company of other registered dietitian nutritionists, food experts and journalists. We were lucky to spend 2½ days touring a canola farm, dining on amazing food prepared with canola oil, chatting with farmers and chefs, and learning about canola farming and the uses and health benefits of canola oil.
From, television, internet, magazines, advertisements, newspapers, family, and friends, there is no shortage of nutrition information available to Americans these days. While it?s not difficult to get answers to your questions, finding reliable nutrition information can be a bit more challenging. It?s easy for incorrect information to disseminate, leading to consumer misperceptions and misconceptions.
In a recent Reader?s Digest article, The Great Olive Oil Misconception, Dr. Ornish examines the healthfulness of olive oil vs. canola oil. Here is a summary of his findings.
Deep frying turkey has a long culinary history. With a few safety and ingredient adjustments you can easily keep this Thanksgiving favorite on your holiday menu.