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by johnseed
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New Member, Sydney Australia
Replies: 12
Views: 2218

Re: New Member, Sydney Australia

Thanks Floramaria, yes there are canola seeds, these were bred from rapeseed by the Canadians using traditional (ie non-GMO) techniques. It sounds from the highlighted passage in the quote below that what they still call "rapeseed" in Europe is actually the improved variety called "ca...
by johnseed
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New Member, Sydney Australia
Replies: 12
Views: 2218

Re: New Member, Sydney Australia

[quote="floramaria"][quote="johnseed"] Thanks Floramaria, here's the reply from Edwards: " Thanks for your message. There are other health benefits in addition to what’s on our bottle, e.g. plant sterols (linked to cholesterol lowering), or a more balanced ratio of omega 3 t...
by johnseed
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New Member, Sydney Australia
Replies: 12
Views: 2218

Re: New Member, Sydney Australia

Thanks for sharing your further research. We sparked each other to learn more about canola. It is interesting that it developed using traditional breeding, then modified to be “RoundUp Ready”. It is an interesting point that the modification is in a protein only , and would therefore not affect the...
by johnseed
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New Member, Sydney Australia
Replies: 12
Views: 2218

Re: New Member, Sydney Australia

... Thanks NF52, greetings Missy and other Aussies So ... unless I get further information from you or others on this forum, it sounds like this Australian oil will become part of my diet. Thanks for the info about high temp cooking. I'll write to the company and ask them for clarification and will...
by johnseed
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New Member, Sydney Australia
Replies: 12
Views: 2218

Re: New Member, Sydney Australia

Thanks so much for your welcome and help Mandy and Maria. Thanks for your thoughts on Canola Oil Maria. Sparked by your reply I did a bit more research and found the following: " Canola was developed using traditional plant breeding techniques, so it was not developed using biotechnology. Howev...
by johnseed
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: New Member, Sydney Australia
Replies: 12
Views: 2218

New Member, Sydney Australia

Hi, my name is John Seed, I'm 73 years old with a 5 year old son, (lots of skin in the game!) Been noticing some cognitive impairment , especially memory, for more than 10 years and this year finally made the decision to leave my old ways behind and spend this year creating a new lifestyle and habit...

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