Frequently Asked Questions about Canola Oil
Q1. What Is Canola Oil?
Answer. Canola Oil is a refined edible oil crushed from the seeds of the yellow Canola flower. The Canola flower belongs to the same family of plants (Brassica) as mustard, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and turnip.
Q2. What Does ‘Canola’ Stand For?
Answer. ‘Canola’ is an acronym for ‘Canada Oil Low Acid’, a reference to where it was discovered (Canada) and its low Erucic Acid content.
Q3. Why choose Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health over other oil?
Answer. Genetically modified (GM) foods possess a potential risk to develop diseases which are immune to antibiotics. Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health is a completely natural product which is processed from Non-GM Canola seeds which are harvested in pollution-free lands around Wagga Wagga, Australia. The oil is processed in less than 24 hours from the time it reaches the factory resulting as chemical-free oil with all the virtues of nature intact.
Q4. What is so special about Wagga Wagga Diabetes Health?
Answer. Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health is processed from Canola seeds which according to various research results have shown to:
- Improve glycemic control in Type 2 diabetes complicated with hypertension;
- Significantly decrease fasting glucose level; and
- Augment the anti-inflammatory response of immune system thereby reducing the risk of cardiovascular disorders.
Q5. How can Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health be used? Being an Australian brand, can it be used for Indian cooking?
Answer. Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health has a high smoke point and so, can be used for frying, deep-frying, grilling, baking and any other style of cooking.
From fried vegetables and baked snacks to spicy curry and desserts like halwa, Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Care can be used to cook any Indian meal.
Q6. How is Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health good for Diabetes?
Answer. Being made from Canola seeds, Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health improves proteins’ expression and cell signaling responses of many metabolites involved in the production of insulin and metabolism of glucose in the liver. Further, Canola oil has lower saturated fat content than olive oil at mere 6-7% which lowers the cardiac risks associated with diabetes.
Q7. If I use Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health daily, will it cure my diabetes?
Answer. Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health will not cure diabetes as it does not alter the metabolic/genetic machinery to produce insulin permanently but using Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health as your daily cooking oil medium along with Low GL diet help to manage insulin levels in your body in the most effective manner. And since Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health is processed as the purest form of Canola oil, this makes it one of the best products to prevent and control Type 2 diabetes.
The benefits of Canola Oil will help you manage your diabetes by reducing the glycemic index of your food by allowing a gradual release of blood sugar instead of a sudden spike.
Q8. I do not have diabetes. Can the oil be useful for people without diabetes? Does the oil benefits people with other disorders as well?
Answer. Of course, you can use Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health for cooking purposes even if you do not have diabetes to prevent the same from happening.
The oil has a high content of monounsaturated fats which prevent formation of low-density lipids (“bad cholesterol”) and boost the formation of high-density lipids (“good cholesterol”) in the body system thereby managing hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol issue). Canola also has enough vitamin E to provide almost a quarter of the daily recommended intake.
Q9. Does Wagga Wagga Diabetes Health contains chemicals?
Answer. Canola oil, like any other oil, can be extracted either by use of chemicals which is called solvent extraction or expeller pressed. Expeller-pressed canola oil is produced by mechanically squeezing (pressing) the oil from the canola seed using a unique double expeller-press process. It is a healthier and chemical free way of extracting oil. The Canola Oil contained in Wagga Wagga Diabetes Health is 100% expeller pressed thereby making it absolutely chemical free.
Q10. What are the amount of cholesterol, triglycerides and Trans-fatty acids in Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health
Answer. Wagga-Wagga Diabetes Health has zero cholesterol, little amounts of triglycerides and trace amounts of Trans-fatty acids making it best for cooking foods for people with diabetes or other cardiac issues.
Q11. How long can one store an unopened bottle of canola oil and can it be kept in the pantry shelf at room temperature?
Answer. Canola Oil’s shelf life stored is 12 months at room temperature.