Canola Oil Research Directory

This directory includes recent canola oil human nutritional research published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. For a full list of research projects and results dating to when canola was developed in the mid-20th century, visit the Canola Council of Canada's Research Directory.


Evidence of health benefits of canola oil
Allemekinders, H., Berger, A., Campbell, L., Durance-Tod, S., Jones, P., Lin, L., Nutrition Reviews, 2013, 71, 6


Chemopreventative effects of dietary canola oil on colon cancer development
Bhatia, E., Doddivenaka, C., Zhang, X., Bommareddy, A., Krishnan, P., Matthees, D.P., Dwivedi, C., Nutrition and Cancer, 2011, 63, 242

Dietary monounsaturated fatty acids are protective against metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease risk factors
Gillingham, L.G., Harris-Janz, S., Jones, P.J.H., Lipids, 2011, 46, 209

High-oleic rapeseed (canola) and flaxseed oils modulate serum lipids and inflammatory biomarkers in hypercholesterolaemic subjects
Gillingham, L.G, Gustafson, J.A, Han, S.Y, Jassal, D.S, Jones, P.J.H., British Journal of Nutrition, 2011, 105, 417

Replacing dairy fat with rapeseed oil causes rapid improvement of hyperlipidaemia: a randomized controlled study
Iggman, D, Gustafsson, I.-B., Berglund, L., Vessby, B., Marckmann, P., Riserus, U., Journal of Internal Medicine, 2011, 270, 356-364


Canola oil inhibits breast cancer cell growth in cultures and in vivo and acts synergistically with chemotherapeutic drugs
Cho, K., Mabasa, L., Fowler, A.W., Walsh, D.M., Park, C.S., Lipids, 2010, 45, 777

Dietary intake and status of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in a population of fish-eating and non-fish eating meat-eaters, vegetarians and vegans and the precursor-product ratio of alpha-linolenic acid to long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated acids: results from the EPIC-Norfolk cohort.
Welch, A.A, Shakya-Shrestha, S, Lentjes, M.A.H, Wareham, N.J, Khaw, K.T., American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2010, 92, 1040

Effects of dietary cold-pressed turnip rapeseed oil and butter on serum lipids, oxidized LDL and arterial elasticity in men with metabolic syndrome
Palomaki, A., Pohjantahti-Maaroos, H., Wallenius, M., Kankkunen, P., Aro, H., Husgafvel, S., Pihlava, J.M., Oksanen, K., Lipids in Health and Disease, 2010, 9, 137

Elevated plasma fibrinogen caused by inadequate α-linolenic acid intake can be reduced by replacing fat with canola-type rapeseed oil
Seppänen-Laakso, T., Laakso, I., Lehtimäki, T., Rontu, R., Moilanen, E., Solakivi, T., Seppo, L., Vanhanen, H., Kiviranta, K., Hiltunen, R., Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, 2010, 83, 45-54

Health effects of oleic acid and long chain omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) enriched milk. A review of intervention studies
Lopez-Huertas, E., Pharmacological Research, 2010, 61, 200

Maternal consumption of canola oil suppressed mammary glad tumorigenesis in C3(1) Tag mice offspring
Ion, G., Akinsete, J.A., Hardman, W.E., BMC Cancer, 2010, 10, 81

The hypoglycemic effect of fat and protein is not attenuated by insulin resistance
Lan-Pidhainy, X., Wolever, T.M.S., American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2010, 91, 98


A Systematic Review of the Evidence Supporting a Causal Link Between Dietary Factors and Coronary Heart Disease
Mente, A., de Koning, L., Shannon, H.S., Anand, S.S., Arch. Intern. Med., 2009, 167, 659

Acute effects of three high-fat meals with different fat saturations on energy expenditure, substrate oxidation and satiety.
Casas-Agustench, P., López-Uriarte, P., Bulló, M., Ros, E., Gómez-Flores, A., Salas-Salvadó, J., Clin. Nutr., 2009, 28, 39

Dietary fats and prevention of type 2 diabetes.
Risérus, U., Willett, W.C., Hu, F.B., Prog. Lipid Res., 2009, 48, 44

Dietary intakes of omega-6 and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and the risk of breast cancer
Thiébaut, A.C., Chajès, V., Gerber, M., Boutron-Ruault, MC, Joulin, V., Lenoir, G., Berrino, F., Riboli, E., Bénichou, J., Clavel-Chapelon, F, Int. J. Cancer, 2009, 124, 924

Direct Diet Quantification Indicates Low Intakes of (n-3) Fatty Acids in Children 4 to 8 Years Old
Madden, S.M., Garrioch, C.F., Holub, B.J., J. Nutr., 2009, 139, 528

Does genetic variation in the {Delta}6-desaturase promoter modify the association between {alpha}-linolenic acid and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome?
Truong, H., Dibello, J.R., Ruiz-Narvaez, E., Kraft, P., Campos, H., Baylin, A., Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 2009, 89, 920

Omega-3 fatty acid rich diet prevents diabetic renal disease.
Garman, J.H., Mulroney, S., Manigrasso, M., Flynn, E., Maric, C., Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol., 2009, 296, F306

Towards health-promoting and environmentally friendly regional diets - a Nordic example
Bere, E., Brug, J., Public Health Nutr., 2009, 12, 91


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