Fatal Conveniences™: Canola Oil: Genetically Modified Poison


Manage episode 304063993 series 2744568
By Darin Olien. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Just because something's plant-based, it doesn’t mean it’s good for you. That’s certainly the case with canola oil, the second most popular vegetable oil in the US. So what’s the problem with this popular cooking oil? Welcome to Fatal Conveniences™. 27 million metric tons of canola oil were consumed worldwide in 2020. Sometimes people assume that as a vegan, all plant-based foods are on the table for me. That is definitely NOT the case. Any food that’s processed, genetically modified or generally unhealthy should be avoided. That's applies to vegetarian and vegan foods as well. I don’t use a lot of oil, I have to admit. I find it unnecessary. However, canola oil is WAY more than unnecessary, it's straight up dangerous. This highly processed, GMO oil is funded by Monsanto, forced onto farmers and is doing serious damage to our collective health. In this episode, I go deep into the dangers of canola oil and why you should stop using it altogether. There are plenty of healthy plant-based oils out there that taste better, cook better and are altogether better for you. Don’t waste your money on this cheap, fattening, genetically modified poison. SEGMENT BREAKDOWN: [00:01:50] Lubricant for engines or food? [00:03:35] History of Canola oil [00:06:50] Why you should care [00:08:40] How this oil is affecting your health [00:13:50] Canola oil and brain function [00:15:00] Healthy fats to use instead DIVE DEEPER: History of Canola Seed Development The Inconvenient Truth About Canola Oil FDA on Trans Fats Study on Canola Oil and how it affects the brain Previous Episode: The Rise Of Young Activists | Genesis Butler Download Episode Transcript Here I hope you enjoyed this episode of The Darin Olien Show! Here's how you can follow or support the podcast: Subscribe, rate or listen on Apple, Spotify, Stitcher Follow my Instagram to keep updated on the podcast, weekly deep dives and other projects that I'm supporting (and the occasional Chaga appreciation post) Sign up for my weekly Fatal Conveniences™ Email to get topic breakdowns & solutions delivered straight to your inbox. For feedback or suggestions, email my team at kaili@darinolien.com Find the list of brands & products that get the big tick of approval from me here. Comment below to join the discussion!

193 episodes