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.
Every year on April 22, debating issues of environmental pollution. Specific pollution and habitat destruction many plant and animal species are endangered.
Band e Amir, the first national park in Afghanistan
National Park consists of a series of six deep lakes separated natural dykes of rock rich in red travertine. This rock is found only in few places in the world.
Plants that attract rabbits and squirrels
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.
Tomato consumption prolongs life
Researchers at the John Innes Center in Norwich, United Kingdom, in collaboration with other European centers participating to the FLORA project, have obtained genetically modified tomatoes rich in anthocyanins, a category of antioxidants belonging to the class of flavonoids. These tomatoes showed a significant protective effect by extending the life of mice.