Sterols, which have powerful cholesterol-lowering properties, are also found in rich supply in canola oil. The phytosterols that are found in this oil can actually reduce the creation and absorption of cholesterol that you may get from other foods. Therefore, not only does canola oil contain no cholesterol, it can actually reduce your cholesterol levels by 10-15%.
Canola oil contains Vitamin E and is also known to fight free radicals from the body giving your skin a healthy younger looking skin. Vitamin E is also a lipid-soluble antioxidant, meaning that it can help protect the integrity of cell membranes throughout the body. Mucus membranes are important for protecting our body from foreign substances and form an important part of our immune system.
Vitamin E is also a lipid-soluble antioxidant, meaning that it can help protect the integrity of cell membranes throughout the body. Antioxidants, like vitamin E, are very effective against cancer. Free radicals cause healthy cells to mutate into cancerous cells, so having high levels of vitamin E in your diet such as the content found in canola oil, can greatly prevent or treat cancer.
Further studies are being conducted to extract the other health benefits of canola to date.