Pure Wesson Canola Oil, Vegetable Oil, and Corn Oil are Heart-Check certified.

For over 20 years, the Heart-Check badge has provided consumers an easy and reliable way to identify heart-healthy foods suitable for any health-conscious diet. Pure Wesson Canola, Vegetable, and Corn Oil have been screened and verified by the American Heart Association and meet their criteria as heart-healthy oils.

Wesson Oil Heart-Check Certified

Did You Know?

A 2014 research study found that people who reported eating Heart-Check certified foods were more likely to make healthier food choices and fewer heart disease risk factors.

Canola Oil

  • Contains high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce blood cholesterol levels.
  • Heart healthy polyunsaturated fats are essential omega-3s, which may assist in heart attack and stroke prevention, and omega-6s which may reduce the risk of heart attacks and other coronary events by up to 24%.
  • A rich source of vitamin E.

Vegetable Oil

  • Rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids.
  • 1 tablespoon of soybean oil contains 25 mcg of vitamin K. That’s about 20% of the daily recommended vitamin K in a single serving.

Corn Oil

  • May help lower cholesterol twice as much as extra virgin olive oil.
  • Contains naturally occurring phytosterols, also known as plant sterols.

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Heart-Check program criteria are based on the American Heart Association’s scientific statements and recommendations, and program nutrition requirements were developed in consultation with expert volunteers. To learn more about the Heart-Check certification, visit www.heart.org.