FAQs – Rapeseed Oil
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- Who are Rapeseed Oil Benefits?
- Why should we trust the nutrition information on this website?
- Why do you promote the Eatwell Guide view on healthy eating?
- Nutritionist vs dietician – what’s the difference?
- What is the difference between Canola and Rapeseed Oil?
- Is vegetable oil rapeseed oil?
- Is rapeseed oil produced in the UK?
- Is olive oil healthier than rapeseed oil?
- Why is rapeseed oil a healthier choice for cooking?
- Frying with rapeseed oil – is it suitable?
- Is it safe to use rapeseed oil in the deep fat fryer?
- Which cooking oils are the healthiest to use?
- Is heating rapeseed oil bad for you? Can it be toxic or poisonous?
- Can I use cold pressed rapeseed oil for baking? Or will useful nutrients be destroyed / altered in a harmful way during the heating process?
- Are nutrients destroyed, or altered in a harmful way, during the heating process for refined oils?
- Can I be allergic to rapeseed oil? If I have an allergy to pollen will I be allergic to rapeseed oil?
- Are rapeseed oil crops (known as oilseed rape) highly allergenic?
- Is rapeseed oil GM (Genetically Modified)?
- Has there been an increase in the amount of oilseed rape being grown?
- Is rapeseed oil free from trans fat?
- I take cod liver oil but can I take cold-pressed rapeseed oil to get the same benefits?
- Can you buy rapeseed oil that has simply been made using presses?
- How does coconut oil compare with rapeseed oil?
- What if I don’t like the flavour of rapeseed oil?
- I can’t find rapeseed oil in my local shop – where can I buy it?
- Is it beneficial for health to take a sip of rapeseed oil each day?
- Is it unhealthy to have more omega 6 than omega 3 in an oil?
- Is rapeseed oil bad for you?
- How many calories are in rapeseed oil?
- Is rapeseed oil a whole grain?
Rapeseed oil basics
What is Rapeseed Oil?
Find out more about the healthy cooking oil, known in the US as canola oil.Find out more
Culinary Benefits of Rapeseed Oil
Read this AHDB guide to help make healthier choices in your diet and lifestyle.Find out more
Rapeseed Oil Health Benefits
Discover the health benefits of rapeseed oil with our handy guide.Find out more
Rapeseed Oil Nutrients
Read our guide to the nutrients contained in rapeseed oil. Minerals, vitamins and more.Find out more