In 1974, Baldur Steffanson a teacher at the University of Manitoba is introducing a new variety of Brassica napus with a low erucic acid and has been called - canola. Canola is a compound word of 'Can ada il l ow of a CID'.
Each seed contains about 40% canola oil.
Oil canola oil is widely used in food industry, oil is not a very healthy cardiovascular system, cause a deficiency of vitamin E. erucic acid is a saturated fatty acid, can cause nervous system damage, blood clotting, anemia, depression immune system and cancer.
At temperatures of 220-230 ° C canola oil begins to smoke, acrolein is one of the proshower given by burning oil, is an agent that causes lung cancer and skin irritation.
Supporters say the oil is indicated because it is rich in Omega 3, is positive for the organism.
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Increased CO2 in the atmosphere
Increased CO2 in the atmosphere is responsible for global warming and rising sea levels.
Climate change, causing rising sea levels, which put wetlands at risk of excessive flooding.
Prince Charles against deforestation
Prince Charles of Great Britain met Monday with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia and presented his ideas for saving the rain forest.
Of NCAR scientists discovered that plants in a forest respond to stress by producing nuts in significant amounts to a form of aspirin.
Unlike humans, who are advised to take aspirin to decrease a temperature, plants and their ability to produce their own aspirin, leading to the formation of proteins that stimulate the biochemical defense system, says Thomas Karl, NCAR, which led study.
Daffodil bulbs and snowdrops against Alzheimer's disease
A Bulgarian researcher found that bulbs of snowdrops population used to treat headaches. After several trials, isolated from bulbs of snowdrops picked alcaloizii and found an ingredient called acitv galantamine.