Can I vent a little bit? Will you mind? I’m so tired of hearing about how “heart-healthy” canola oil is! This is the newest cooking oil on the market today. It didn’t even exist until the late 1970s, and the variety of canola grown today wasn’t invented until 1998! Not only is it a genetically-modified herbicide-resistant crop, but it’s the prime example of a modern vegetable oil.
Doctors tell you this is a fantastic cooking oil because it’s low in saturated fats, high in polyunsaturated fats, and has an Omega-6 to Omega-3 ratio that’s considered favorable (about 3:1). Yet what they don’t tell you is that polyunsaturated fats are fragile and oxidize in heat. So cooking with canola oil (and other modern cooking oils) will create huge amounts of oxidized fatty acids (which are carcinogenic and lead to inflammation). Is it any surprise that since our culture started following conventional dietary wisdom by embracing these modern cooking oils in the late 1970s that our heart disease, obesity, and cancer rates have skyrocketed?
Yesterday, the second lesson in my new Beautiful Babies online course went live. The lesson attempts the impossible — an overview of the Dangers of Industrialized Food, including the dangers of modern vegetable oils.
In the sneak peek video below, you’ll get an inside look at one of the 6 videos shared in this week’s lesson. This video’s title? The Dangers of Modern Vegetable Oils.
The complete lesson include 5 other videos covering a host of subjects, including:
- About Kaizen: or Making Changes
- The Dangers of MSG
- The Prevalence of Corn in Industrial Food Production
- The Dangers of GMOs
- Industrial Meats
It also came jam-packed with informative reading materials, including:
- Excerpts from an Interview with Dr. Russel Blaylock
- A Guide To Ingredient Labels
- 76 Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health
- Becky’s Birth Story
And finally, the lesson was rounded out by a lesson workbook that walks students through the lesson’s materials while asking challenging questions that will help students leave processed foods behind and opt out of the industrial food system.
To find out more about the Beautiful Babies online course including a course schedule and an FAQ, click here. Remember, the $50 discount for early enrollments ends next Tuesday, November 15th!